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stoat

 (stōt)
n. pl. stoat or stoats
1. See ermine.
2. The fur of this animal, especially in its brown summer phase.

[Middle English stote, of unknown origin.]

stoat

(stəʊt)
n
(Animals) a small Eurasian musteline mammal, Mustela erminea, closely related to the weasels, having a brown coat and a black-tipped tail: in the northern parts of its range it has a white winter coat and is then known as an ermine
[C15: of unknown origin]

stoat

(stoʊt)

n.
the European ermine, Mustela erminea, esp. in its brown summer coat.
[1425–75; late Middle English stote, of obscure orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stoat - the ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tailstoat - the ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tail
Mustela erminea, shorttail weasel, ermine - mustelid of northern hemisphere in its white winter coat
Translations
قاقُم: حَيوان ذو فِراء مَتين
hranostaj
hermelin
hermelin
hreysiköttur
šermuonėlis
sermulis
hranostaj

stoat

[stəʊt] Narmiño m

stoat

[ˈstəʊt] nhermine f (avec son pelage d'été)

stoat

nWiesel nt

stoat

[stəʊt] nermellino

stoat

(stəut) noun
a type of animal similar to a weasel.
References in classic literature ?
Now it was a lithe, furtive stoat which shot across the path upon some fell errand of its own; then it was a wild cat which squatted upon the outlying branch of an oak and peeped at the traveller with a yellow and dubious eye.
On the whole, it was probably some creature of the weasel and stoat tribe--and yet it is larger than any of these that I have seen.
In an instant out there slipped a beautiful reddish-brown creature, thin and lithe, with the legs of a stoat, a long, thin nose, and a pair of the finest red eyes that ever I saw in an animal's head.
This to a stoat which thrust its wicked head and red eyes between the bars of its cage.
Marty was quite sure he saw a yellow-hammer on the boughs of the great ash, and while he was peeping, he missed the sight of a white-throated stoat, which had run across the path and was described with much fervour by the junior Tommy.
A SNEAKY stoat in its white winter coat gets its teeth into toast left on a bird table in an urban garden in Finland.
The other stamps show a pine marten, badger, mole, yellow-necked mouse, wild cat, stoat, bat and fox.
There is a network of 5000 new stoat traps protecting 599 pairs of whio across the country, Ms Barry says.
One batch proved to be from a stoat, but another is being subjected to further laboratory tests.
A female stoat raises a family in Derbyshire with Bill Oddie.
Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says DOC will fight this years beech forest mast year increase in rat and stoat numbers with a $21.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS LUTE GAGS PEN ONYX PROP OWE WIPE STRIPPED STOAT FETA TOFU RUBS SPA PAL BELLE EASTER BOSNIA CR I ER GOA APT CRAM RATS PATE SALSA ABSOLUTE LULL CEP ABEL ADAM TAY SELL DOTS