black-footed ferret


black–footed ferret

noun

Definition of BLACK-FOOTED FERRET

:  a rare weasel (Mustela nigripes) of western North American prairies having a yellowish coat, dark feet and facial mask, and a dark-tipped tail

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First Known Use of BLACK-FOOTED FERRET

1846

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