Putorius

noun
Pu·​to·​ri·​us | \pyüˈtōrēəs, -tȯr-\

Definition of Putorius 

in some classifications

: a genus of Mustelidae comprising the Old World polecats and now usually considered a subgenus of Mustela

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History and Etymology for Putorius

New Latin, from Latin putēre to stink + -orius -ory

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