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mus·quash

 (mŭs′kwŏsh′, -kwôsh′)
n.

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

musquash

[ˈmʌskwɒʃ] N
1. (= animal) = muskrat
2. (= fur) → piel f de ratón almizclero
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

musquash

[ˈmʌskwɒʃ] n
(= animal) → loutre f
(= fur) → rat m d'Amérique, ondatra m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

musquash

nBisamratte f
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musquash

[ˈmʌskwɒʃ] n (fur) → rat musqué m inv
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