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stoat

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noun \ˈstōt\

Simple Definition of stoat

  • : a small animal that has a long body and brown fur that turns white in winter; especially : this animal when its fur is brown

Full Definition of stoat

plural stoats also stoat

  1. :  the common Holarctic ermine (Mustela erminea) especially in its brown summer coat

Origin of stoat

Middle English stote


First Known Use: 15th century

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