Siberian weasel


: a medium-sized Asian weasel (Mustela sibirica) that has yellowish or pale brown fur, is active especially at night, and feeds chiefly on small rodents
: the fur or pelt of the Siberian weasel : kolinsky

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1800, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Siberian weasel was circa 1800

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“Siberian weasel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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