snømus

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Etymology[edit]

From snø (snow) +‎ mus (mouse).

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Noun[edit]

snømus f (definite singular snømusa, indefinite plural snømus or snømyser, definite plural snømusene or snømysene)

  1. a weasel, least weasel, Mustela nivalis
    • 1945, Anders Kvellestad Heilefjellsvarde:
      Skremt snømus og rovgrisk røyskatt rømde til gøymsleholone i dei mosegrodde urdene.
      Frightened weasel and gluttonous stoat fled to their refuges among the mossy rocks.

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