whit·​tret ˈ(h)wi-trət How to pronounce whittret (audio)
chiefly Scotland
: weasel

Word History


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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whittret was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Whittret.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whittret. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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