putorius

\\pyüˈtōrēəs, -tȯr-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin putēre to stink + -orius -ory — more at foul
in some classifications : a genus of Mustelidae comprising the Old World polecats and now usually considered a subgenus of Mustela

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Putorĭus — Putorĭus, so v.w. Iltis …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Putorĭus — Cuv. (lat.), Raubtiergattung aus der Familie der Marder, zu der Wiesel, Iltis, Frettchen, Nörz und Hermelin gehören …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Putorius — Iltisse Europäischer Iltis (Mustela putorius) Systematik Ordnung: Raubtiere (Carnivora) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • putorius — pu·to·ri·us …   English syllables

  • Putorius foetidus — Polecat Pole cat , n. [Probably fr. F. poule hen, and originally, a poultry cat, because it feeds on poultry. See {Poultry}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small European carnivore of the Weasel family ({Putorius f[oe]tidus}). Its scent glands secrete a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Putorius foetidus — Fitchet Fitch et, Fitchew Fitch ew, n. [Cf. OF. fisseau, fissel, OD. fisse, visse, vitsche, D. vies nasty, loathsome, E. fizz.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European polecat ({Putorius f[oe]tidus}). See {Polecat}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Putorius furo — Ferret Fer ret, n. [F. furet, cf. LL. furo; prob. fr. L. fur thief (cf. {Furtive}); cf. Arm. fur wise, sly.] (Zo[ o]l.) An animal of the Weasel family ({Mustela furo} syn. {Putorius furo}), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Putorius sibiricus — Kolinsky Ko*lin sky, n. [Russ. kolinski of Kola, a district in northeasten Russia where the finest minks abound.] Among furriers, any of several Asiatic minks; esp., {Putorius sibiricus}, the yellowish brown pelt of which is valued, esp. for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mustela Putorius — Mustela putorius …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mustela putorius berberii — Mustela putorius Mustela putorius …   Wikipédia en Français

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