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  • n. An ermine.

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  • n. See ermine.

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  • n. Same as ermine.

Etymologies

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From German Hermelin ("ermine"), from Middle High German hermelin, from Old High German harmilī, harmilīn ("weasel"), diminutive of Old High German harmo ("ermine, stoat, weasel"), from Proto-Germanic *harmô (“weasel”). Cognate with Italian ermellino ("ermine"), from the same Germanic source. More at ermine.

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  • ermine

    December 11, 2010