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mink

 (mĭngk)
n. pl. mink or minks
1. Either of two semiaquatic mustelid carnivores, Mustela lutreola of Europe or Neovison vison of North America, having a pointed snout, short legs, and partly webbed toes. The North American species is bred for its commercially valuable fur.
2.
a. The soft thick lustrous fur of a mink.
b. A coat, stole, or hat made of this fur.

[Middle English, mink fur, possibly of Scandinavian origin.]

mink

(mɪŋk)
n, pl mink or minks
1. (Animals) any of several semiaquatic musteline mammals of the genus Mustela, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having slightly webbed feet
2. (Textiles) the highly valued fur of these animals, esp that of the American mink (M. vison)
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a garment made of this, esp a woman's coat or stole
[C15: from Scandinavian; compare Danish mink, Swedish mänk]

mink

(mɪŋk)

n., pl. minks, (esp. collectively) mink.
1. either of two semiaquatic weasels: Mustela vison, of N. America, and M. lutreola, of Eurasia.
2. the soft, lustrous fur of this animal, brownish in the natural state.
3. a garment made of this fur.
[1425–75; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mink - the expensive fur of a minkmink - the expensive fur of a mink    
fur, pelt - the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
2.mink - fur coat made from the soft lustrous fur of minksmink - fur coat made from the soft lustrous fur of minks
fur coat - a coat made of fur
3.mink - slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feetmink - slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feet; valued for its fur
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal - fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
genus Mustela, Mustela - type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels
American mink, Mustela vison - usually rich dark brown

mink

noun
Related words
female sow
Translations
سَمّور مِسْكيفَرْو السَّمّور المِسْكيمِعْطَف من فَرو السَّمّور المِسْكيمينك
noreknorkovýnorkový kožich
minkmink-minkpels
euroopa naaritsmink
minkki
kanadska kuna
nercbundanercprémnercszőrmenyérc
minkapelsminkaskinnminkur
ミンク
밍크
audinėaudinės kailiniaiaudinės kailis
ūdeļādaūdeļādas kažoksūdele
nurcă
norkanorkovýnorkový kožuch
mink
ตัวมิงค์ ขนใช้ทำเสื้อกันหนาว
vizonvizon mantomink
chồn vizon

mink

[mɪŋk]
A. N (mink or minks (pl))
1. (Zool) → visón m
2. (= fur) → piel f de visón
3. (= coat) → abrigo m de visón
B. CPD mink coat Nabrigo m de visón
mink farm Ncriadero m de visones

mink

[ˈmɪŋk] n
(= animal) → vison m
(= fur) → vison mmink coat nmanteau m de vison

mink

nNerz m; mink coatNerzmantel m

mink

[mɪŋk] nvisone m
European mink → lutreola

mink

(miŋk) noun
1. a small weasel-like kind of animal.
2. its fur. a hat made of mink; (also adjective) a mink coat.
3. a mink coat. She wore her new mink.

mink

مينك norek mink Nerz βιζόν visón minkki vison kanadska kuna visone ミンク 밍크 nerts mink norka marta норка mink ตัวมิงค์ ขนใช้ทำเสื้อกันหนาว vizon chồn vizon
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Toxoplasma gondii in feral American minks at the Maullin river, Chile.
American mink in Patagonia: an historical and socio-ecological analysis of research and management.
High prevalence of pathogenic Leptospira in alien American mink (Neovison vison) in Patagonia.
The American mink in Europe: Status, impacts and control.
American minks have been more extensively researched outside of North America where escapes from fur farms have resulted in the establishment of invasive populations throughout Europe and other regions (Lariviere, 2003).
Resting-site selection of American minks in east-central New York.
This contrasts from an invasive American mink study by Zabala et al.
American minks (Neovison vison) bred for tameness over 15 generations had tameness-associated variants in 525 genes, including 82 that were also changed in the rats.
Reducing and monitoring the numbers of predator mammals (foxes, racoon-dogs, martens, badgers, American minks, and racoons) by shooting or capturing the animals in live-traps;
American minks preferentially used dens in tree roots ([chi square] = 99.
The American mink Neovison vison is a semi-aquatic mustelid originating from North America and which was successfully introduced into countries abroad due to extensive farming for the fur trade (Dunstone 1993, Macdonald & Harrington 2003).
Spain contains four large non-connected centres of the American mink, all of which originate from farm escapes, and their current status is largely unknown (Ruiz-Olmo et al.

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