musteline

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin mūstēlīnus, from mūstēla ‎(weasel), from mūs ‎(mouse”, “rat).

Adjective[edit]

musteline ‎(comparative more musteline, superlative most musteline)

  1. (zoology) Like or relating to the family Mustelidae, or the weasels and martens.

Noun[edit]

musteline ‎(plural mustelines)

  1. (zoology) Any member of the family Mustelidae.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.