stoat

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noun \ˈstōt\

Definition of stoat

plural

stoats

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stoat

  1. :  the common Holarctic ermine (Mustela erminea) especially in its brown summer coat

Origin and Etymology of stoat

Middle English stote


First Known Use: 15th century

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STOAT Defined for English Language Learners

stoat

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noun \ˈstōt\

Definition of stoat for English Language Learners

  • : a small animal that has a long body and brown fur that turns white in winter; especially : this animal when its fur is brown


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