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whittret

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noun whit·tret \ˈhwi-trət, ˈwi-\

Definition of whittret

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  weasel



Origin and Etymology of whittret

Middle English whitrat, from white, whit white + rat rat


First Known Use: 15th century


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