from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Used as as species epithet: mink.
  • n. The American mink, variously classified as Neovison vison or Mustela vison.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The mink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name specifically given to the American mink by Brisson in 1756, and subsequently so used by most authors.


New Latin, from French (Wiktionary)
From French. (Wiktionary)



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