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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Origin and Etymology of putorius

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


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