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mink

[mingk] /mɪŋk/
noun, plural minks (especially collectively) mink.
1.
a semiaquatic weasellike animal of the genus Mustela, especially the North American M. vison.
2.
the fur of this animal, brownish in the natural state and having lustrous outside hairs and a thick, soft undercoat.
3.
a coat, stole, etc., made of this fur.
Origin
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English, of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for minks

mink

/mɪŋk/
noun (pl) mink, minks
1.
any of several semiaquatic musteline mammals of the genus Mustela, of Europe, Asia, and North America, having slightly webbed feet
2.
the highly valued fur of these animals, esp that of the American mink (M. vison)
3.
a garment made of this, esp a woman's coat or stole
Word Origin
C15: from Scandinavian; compare Danish mink, Swedish mänk
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Word Origin and History for minks

mink

n.

early 15c., "skin or fur of the mink," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish menk "a stinking animal in Finland"). Applied in English to the animal itself from 1620s.

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Slang definitions & phrases for minks

mink

noun
  1. A sexually promiscuous person; lecher; nymphomaniac: The doctor was a regular mink
  2. A pert and attractive young woman; dish, fox
  3. A woman's genitalia, pubic hair, etc; beaver (1940s+)
Related Terms

fuck like a mink, tight


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