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Meaning of GRISON

Pronunciation:  'grIsun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  carnivore of Central and South America resembling a weasel with a grayish-white back and dark underparts
 

GRISON is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: Galictis vittatus, Grison vittatus
 
 See Also: genus Grison, mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gri"son\, n. [F., fr. grison gray, gray-haired, gris
gray. See {Gris}.] (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A South American animal of the family Mustelidae
    ({Galictis vittata}). It is about two feet long,
    exclusive of the tail. Its under parts are black. Also
    called {South American glutton}.
(b) A South American monkey ({Lagothrix infumatus}), said to
    be gluttonous.

 

 

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