zoril

noun
zor·​il | \ ˈzȯrə̇l, ˈzär-\
variants: or zorille \ zəˈril \ or less commonly zorilla \ -​lə \ or zorillo \ -​i(ˌ)lō \
plural -s

Definition of zoril

2 : a North African muishond (Ictonyx frenata) related to the striped muishond

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History and Etymology for zoril

French zorille, from Spanish zorrilla, zorrillo, diminutive of zorra, zorro fox, from Old Spanish zorrar to drag, of imitative origin

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