zoril

noun zor·il \ˈzȯrə̇l, ˈzär-\
variants: or

zorille

\zəˈril\ less commonly

zorilla

\-lə\ or

zorillo

\-i(ˌ)lō\

Definition of zoril

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  striped muishond

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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