røyskatt

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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røyskatt m (definite singular røyskatten, indefinite plural røyskatter, definite plural røyskattene)

  1. an ermine, stoat or short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea)

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Etymology[edit]

From røys (pile of stones) +‎ katt (cat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²rœʏsˌkɑtː/

Noun[edit]

røyskatt m (definite singular røyskatten, indefinite plural røyskattar, definite plural røyskattane)

  1. an ermine, stoat or short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea)
    • 1892, Marius Hægstad (translated from Hans Reusch) Naturkunna:
      Røyskatten er paa lag so stor som ei rotta.
      The stoat is about the same size as a rat.

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