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mink

noun [C or U] uk   /mɪŋk/ us  
a small animal with valuable fur that is used to make expensive coats, or the fur from this animal: a mink coat
Translations of “mink”
in Spanish visón…
in French vison, (de) vison…
in German der Nerz, das Nerzfell…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鼬,水貂…
in Russian норка, мех норки…
in Turkish vizon, vizon kürkü, mink…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鼬,水貂…
in Polish norka, norki…
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