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Meaning of MUSTELINE

Pronunciation:  'mus`tlIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
 

MUSTELINE is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: mustelid, musteline mammal
 
 See Also: badger, black-footed ferret, carcajou, carnivore, Eira barbara, Enhydra lutris, family Mustelidae, ferret, fitch, foulmart, foumart, Galictis vittatus, glutton, grison, Grison vittatus, Gulo gulo, Gulo luscus, honey badger, marten, marten cat, Mellivora capensis, mink, Mustela nigripes, Mustela putorius, Mustelidae, otter, polecat, ratel, sea otter, skunk, skunk bear, taira, tayra, weasel, wolverine, wood pussy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mus"te*line\, a. [L. mustelinus, fr. mustela weasel.]
(Zo["o]l.)
Like or pertaining to the family {Mustelid[ae]}, or the
weasels and martens.

 

 

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