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mus·quash

 (mŭs′kwŏsh′, -kwôsh′)
n.

[Perhaps of Massachusett origin; akin to Western Abenaki mòskwas.]

musquash

(ˈmʌskwɒʃ)
n
1. (Textiles) another name for muskrat, used esp to refer to its fur
2. (Animals) another name for muskrat, used esp to refer to its fur
[C17: from Algonquian: compare Natick musquash, Abnaki muskwessu]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.musquash - beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown furmusquash - beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown fur
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Translations

musquash

[ˈmʌskwɒʃ] N
1. (= animal) = muskrat
2. (= fur) → piel f de ratón almizclero

musquash

[ˈmʌskwɒʃ] n
(= animal) → loutre f
(= fur) → rat m d'Amérique, ondatra m

musquash

nBisamratte f

musquash

[ˈmʌskwɒʃ] n (fur) → rat musqué m inv
References in classic literature ?
I feel no disposition to be satirical, when the trapper's coat emits the odor of musquash even; it is a sweeter scent to me than that which commonly exhales from the merchant's or the scholar's garments.
The sun sets on some retired meadow, where no house is visible, with all the glory and splendor that it lavishes on cities, and perchance as it has never set before--where there is but a solitary marsh hawk to have his wings gilded by it, or only a musquash looks out from his cabin, and there is some little black-veined brook in the midst of the marsh, just beginning to meander, winding slowly round a decaying stump.
"Thy entry is a pleasant field, Which some mossy fruit trees yield Partly to a ruddy brook, By gliding musquash undertook, And mercurial trout, Darting about."
I "hooked" the apples, leaped the brook, and scared the musquash and the trout.
Knight, 33, of Musquash Way stabbed a man multiple times at an address in Maswell Park Road on October 5 last year.
* Diana Dupont, nurse educator, University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus, Musquash (new)
Les merites de l'initiative furent scrutes durant la campagne electorale de 1925, les critiques de l'empressement jugeant qu'elle aurait (comme celle de Musquash) peu d'effets immediats sur le << relevement economique de la province >>, le portefeuille des consommateurs attendant l'energie electrique a bon marche et l'emigration aux Etats-Unis (57).
A Coney B Nutria C Angora D Musquash QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: Which of the following is haliotis?
Bedrock geology of the Musquash area (NTS 21 G/01), Saint John, Charlotte and Kings counties, New Brunswick.
We also wish to thank Pr Musquash who kindly provided the Matlab routine that was used to perform the analysis.