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ferret

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈferɪt/
a small animal with a long, thin body that is sometimes used to hunt rabbitsWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
Translations of “ferret”
in Korean 흰담비…
in Arabic نِمس…
in French furet…
in Turkish dağ/yaban gelinciği…
in Italian furetto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪貂(馴養用以捕兔等小動物)…
in Russian хорек…
in Polish tchórz, fretka…
in Spanish hurón…
in Portuguese furão…
in German das Frettchen…
in Catalan fura…
in Japanese フェレット(イタチ科の動物、ウサギ狩に使う)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪貂(驯养用以捕兔等小动物)…
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