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).

Noun[edit]

furet m ‎(plural furets)

  1. ferret

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Verb[edit]

furet

  1. third-person singular future active indicative of furō

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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