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Meaning of FITCH

Pronunciation:  fich

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened

FITCH is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: foulmart, foumart, Mustela putorius, polecat
 See Also: ferret, genus Mustela, Mustela, mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fitch\ (?; 224), n.; pl. {Fitches}. [See {Vetch}.]
    1. (Bot.) A vetch. [Obs.]
    2. pl. (Bot.) A word found in the Authorized Version of the
       Bible, representing different Hebrew originals. In Isaiah
       xxviii. 25, 27, it means the black aromatic seeds of
       {Nigella sativa}, still used as a flavoring in the East.
       In Ezekiel iv. 9, the Revised Version now reads spelt.
  2. \Fitch\, n. [Contr. of fitched.] (Zo["o]l.)
    The European polecat; also, its fur.