muishond

noun muis·hond \ ˈmīsˌhänt , ˈmās- \

Definition of muishond

plural -s
:either of two southern African weasels that are black with white stripes and that emit a fetid odor when disturbed — see snake muishond, striped muishond

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Origin and Etymology of muishond

Afrikaans, from Dutch, cat, weasel, from Middle Dutch muushont, from muus mouse + hont dog; akin to Old English mūs mouse and to Old English hund dog


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