American mink

noun
usually rich dark brown
Syn: ↑Mustela vison
Hypernyms: ↑mink

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American mink,
1. the species of mink native to North America, now the commonest species of wild mink.
2. its fur, much valued for use in making women's coats, stoles, and hats.

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