whittret

noun
whit·​tret | \ ˈ(h)wi-trət How to pronounce whittret (audio) \

Definition of whittret

chiefly Scotland
: weasel

First Known Use of whittret

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whittret

Middle English whitrat, from white, whit white + rat rat

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“Whittret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whittret. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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