perwitsky

noun

per·​wits·​ky
pə(r)ˈwitskē
plural -es
1
: a tiger weasel (Vormela peregusna) of eastern Europe and northern Asia that is mottled reddish and white above and black below
2
: the fur of the perwitsky

Word History

Etymology

probably modification of Russian perevyazka

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“Perwitsky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perwitsky. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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