Definition of Long-tailed weasel

1. Noun. The common American weasel distinguished by large size and black-tipped tail.

Exact synonyms: Longtail Weasel, Mustela Frenata
Generic synonyms: Weasel



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-tailed Weasel

long-span
long-spined bullhead
long-spined bullheads
long-spurred violet
long-standing
long-staple
long-sufferance
long-suffering
long-tail boat
long-tail boats
long-tailed
long-tailed pangolin
long-tailed porcupine
long-tailed tit
long-tailed weasel (current term)
long-term
long-term care
long-term memory
long-term nonprogressor
long-term potentiation
long-term productivity
long-term survival
long-terminal repeat
long-tongue
long-vowel mark
long-vowel marks
long-wearing
long-winded
long-windedly

Literary usage of Long-tailed weasel

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

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. ..."

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