Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name specifically given to the American mink by Brisson in 1756, and subsequently so used by most authors. The name was used absolutely by Buffon in 1765, and generically by J. E. Cray in 1843. As a generic name it is eqnivalent to Lutreola, and includes semi-aquatic species of Putorius, of which the European and American minks are the bestknown. As a specific term it is applicable only to the latter, Putorius (Lutreola)vison. See cut under
- n. Used as as species epithet: mink.
- n. The American mink, variously classified as Neovison vison or Mustela vison.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The mink.
- From French. (Wiktionary)
“Combine that with a deep interior life and an understanding of the need to sanctify work and you have an excellent vison of the apostles the Church needs in the 21st century.”
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“I will vote with you and your vison for America, Mr President!”
“He is jealous of President Obama because Obama is an intellegent man with a vison, and Steele is a joke.”
“In my fledgling months in the big green machine because my vison was 20-10 (actually they figured better but had no oway to test beyond that) and, .. that I could shoot "something" above average.”
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“Obama is a liar and believes he can manipulate the american people into his vison of a socialist country.”
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