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 (grī′sən, grĭz′ən)
Either of two small carnivorous mammals (Galictis vittata or G. cuja) of Central and South America, having grizzled fur, a slender body, and short legs.

[French, from Old French, gray fur, from gris, gray; see grisaille.]


(ˈɡraɪsən; ˈɡrɪzən)
(Animals) either of two musteline mammals, Grison (or Galictis) cuja or G. vittata, of Central and South America, having a greyish back and black face and underparts
[C18: from French, from grison grey animal, from Old French gris grey]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grison - carnivore of Central America and South America resembling a weasel with a greyish-white back and dark underpartsgrison - carnivore of Central America and South America resembling a weasel with a greyish-white back and dark underparts
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal - fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
genus Grison - a genus of Mustelidae
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It was hard to select which pizza to order because the restaurant has a lot of really interesting options, such as Rucola grison, napoletana, diavola, and al salmone.
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Conformement aux conclusions de Riff, Perez, Grison et Guerin (2000), les resultats de cette etude nous incitent a considerer la methode de l'entretien d'autoconfrontation comme une activite collective situee au cours de laquelle l'articulation des activites individuelles du chercheur et de l'eleve (ou des eleves) en relation avec les enregistrements fait emerger une position de parole souvent inattendue et parfois non souhaitee.
This cozy, Romansh-speaking village in the heart of Grison Alps, located between Davos and St Moritz, can be reached from Zurich by car or train in two and a half hours.
Hacia 1982 era yo un free lance grison que haria estallar una historia sensacional y equivalente al "Watergate del rock" con Nowhere Man.
For example, previous studies on inhibition of return (IOR) showed that IOR occurred with the cue-target SOA of 1800 msec (Tipper, Grison, & Kessler, 2003).
Saint--Hilaire, 1803) Oncilla Leopardus tigrinus (Schreber, 1775) Striped Hog-nosed Skunk Conepatus semistriatus (Boddaert, 1785) Lesser Grison Galictis cuja (Molina, 1782) Lesser Grison Fam.
The Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs held public meetings on March 16, 17 and 18, 2011 on the matter of privilege raised by Scott grison.