Mammal, class Mustela. Most common North American species if Mustela Frenata. The common name is the long-tailed weasel. eats small rodents, reptiles, and most any other thing. the weasel is hunted for its fur and pelt. Weasels don't make good pets, but ferrets do. They are commonly confused with ferrets. nice day.

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weasel n.

[Cambridge] A naive user, one who deliberately or accidentally does things that are stupid or ill-advised. Roughly synonymous with loser.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Wea"sel (?), n. [OE. wesele, AS. wesle; akin to D. wezel, G. wiesel, OHG. wisala, Icel. hreyivisla, Dan. vasel, Sw. vessla; of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. , , cat, weasel.] Zool.

Any one of various species of small carnivores belonging to the genus Putorius, as the ermine and ferret. They have a slender, elongated body, and are noted for the quickness of their movements and for their bloodthirsty habit in destroying poultry, rats, etc. The ermine and some other species are brown in summer, and turn white in winter; others are brown at all seasons.

Malacca weasel, the rasse. -- Weasel coot, a female or young male of the smew; -- so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a weasel. Called also weasel duck. -- Weasel lemur, a short-tailed lemur (Lepilemur mustelinus). It is reddish brown above, grayish brown below, with the throat white.


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