furet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French furet, furret, from Vulgar Latin *fūrittus (little thief) (compare Italian furetto), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief). See also Old French fuiron (weasel, ferret), from Vulgar Latin *fūriō, fūriōnem, from Late Latin fūrō (cat; robber) (compare Spanish hurón), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief).

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Noun[edit]

furet m (plural furets)

  1. ferret

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furet

  1. third-person singular future active indicative of furō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fure (furrow)

Adjective[edit]

furet (indefinite singular furet, definite singular and plural furete)

  1. furrowed, grooved, deeply lined, wrinkled (face)

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *fūrittus (little thief) (compare Italian furetto), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief). See also fuiron (weasel, ferret), from Vulgar Latin *fūriō, fūriōnem, from Late Latin fūrō (cat; robber) (compare Spanish hurón), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief).

Noun[edit]

furet m (oblique plural furez or furetz, nominative singular furez or furetz, nominative plural furet)

  1. ferret

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