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  Definition of ferret
  1. domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits
  2. ferret of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
  3. search and discover through persistent investigation; "She ferreted out the truth"
  4. hunt with ferrets
  5. hound or harry relentlessly
Similar Words: black-footed ferret, Mustela nigripes, ferret out

 

Member Meronyms: Mustela, genus Mustela

 

Derivational Morphology: black-footed ferret, Mustela nigripes

 

Anagrams: fetter

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: qelbësi   Basque: hudo  
Belarusian: тхор афрыканскі   Bosnian: lasica  
Breton: fured   Bulgarian: пор  
Catalan: furó   Croatian: tvor  
Danish: fritte   Dutch: fret  
Esperanto: furo   Estonian: tuhkur  
Finnish: fretti   French: furet  
Frisian: fret   Galician: furón  
German: Frettchen   Greek: κουνάβι  
Hungarian: vadászgörény   Irish: cat coille  
Italian: furetto   Japanese: フェレット  
Latvian: okšķeris   Lithuanian: fredka  
Macedonian: ласица   Maltese: nemes  
Norwegian: frett   Polish: fretka  
Portuguese: furăo   Romanian: nevăstuică  
Russian: хорёк африканский   Serbian: vretna  
Slovak: Fretka tchorovitá   Slovenian: beli dihur  
Spanish: hurón   Swedish: tamiller  
Turkish: yaban   Ukrainian: тхiр африканский  
Welsh: ffured  
 
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