Definition of vison
: the American mink
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of vison
French vison, from Middle French, a marten, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wisula weasel — more at weasel
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up vison? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).