Definition of Long-tailed weasel
1. Noun. The common American weasel distinguished by large size and black-tipped tail.
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Literary usage of Long-tailed weasel
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1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"On the Great Plains of the West is a larger cousin with a longer tail called the long-tailed weasel, Large Ermine, or Yellow-bellied Weasel. ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The long-tailed weasel, P. longicauda, Rich., of Western North America, is about eleven inches long to the tail, which is nearly seven inches; ..."
3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1869)
"The long-tailed weasel, P. longicauda, Rich., of Western North America, is about eleven inches long to the tail, which is nearly seven inches ; the color in ..."
4. A Manual of the Vertebrate Animals of the Northern United States: Including by David Starr Jordan (1904)
"long-tailed weasel. Belly tawny or salmon-yellow ; black tip of tail reduced to a terminal pencil; tail long. L. 16J. T. 6. Minn, to Kas. and N. Subspec. ..."