Mustela

noun Mus·te·la \ˌməˈstēlə\

Definition of Mustela

  1. :  a genus of carnivorous mammals (the type of the family Mustelidae) comprising active predators and valuable furbearers

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Origin and Etymology of mustela

New Latin, from Latin, weasel, probably from mus mouse + -tela (origin unknown) — more at mouse


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