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[muhs-tl-id] /ˈmʌs tl ɪd/
any of numerous carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidae, comprising the weasels, martens, skunks, badgers, and otters.
belonging or pertaining to the family Mustelidae.
Origin of mustelid
1905-10; < New Latin Mustelidae family name, equivalent to Mustel(a) a genus (Latin mustēla weasel) + -idae -id2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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1910, from Modern Latin Mustelidae, taken as a genus name by Linnaeus (1758), from Latin mustela "weasel," possibly related to mus "mouse" (see mouse (n.)). Tucker tentatively suggests *mus-ters-la "mouse harrier" and Klein notes that the weasel was identified in antiquity as "the catcher of mice."

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Any of various small to midsize carnivorous mammals of the family Mustelidae, usually having long, slender bodies, short legs, and well-developed anal scent glands. The pelts of many mustelids have been important for use in clothing. Weasels, skunks, badgers, wolverines, ferrets, mink, martens, and otters are mustelids.
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