Definition of Mustela

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mustela

Mussorgsky
Mussulman
Mussulmanic
Mussulmanish
Mussulmanism
Mussulmans
Mussulmen
Mustafa
Mustafa Kemal
Mustafas
Mustagh
Mustagh Range
Mustapha
Mustard operation
Mustard procedure
Mustela (current term)
Mustela erminea
Mustela frenata
Mustela nigripes
Mustela nivalis
Mustela putorius
Mustela rixosa
Mustela vison
Mustelidae
Mustelus
Mustelus canis
Mustelus mustelus
Mustelus norrisi
Mustique
Mutamycin

Literary usage of Mustela

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller (1912)
"Type, Mustela, erminea LINN^US. (See Thomas, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1911, p. ... It probably occurs also in northern Michigan and Wisconsin. 'Mustela ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"One of these, the White Vison of the furriers, Mustela ... That, he remarks, which he shall call Pekan, Mustela canadensis, ..."

3. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"GENUS Mustela—THE WEASELS. These are smaller animals of the true vermiform shape; the legs are .very short in comparison with the body, and the neck is very ..."

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