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 Dictionary entry overview: What does musteline mammal mean? 

  The noun MUSTELINE MAMMAL has 1 sense:

1. fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals

  Familiarity information: MUSTELINE MAMMAL used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals

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Nouns denoting animals


mustelid; musteline; musteline mammal

Hypernyms ("musteline mammal" is a kind of...):

carnivore (a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "musteline mammal"):

Eira barbara; taira; tayra (long-tailed arboreal mustelid of Central America and South America)

marten; marten cat (agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels)

Galictis vittatus; grison; Grison vittatus (carnivore of Central America and South America resembling a weasel with a greyish-white back and dark underparts)

glutton; Gulo gulo; wolverine (musteline mammal of northern Eurasia)

carcajou; Gulo luscus; skunk bear; wolverine (stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal)

honey badger; Mellivora capensis; ratel (nocturnal badger-like carnivore of wooded regions of Africa and southern Asia)

badger (sturdy carnivorous burrowing mammal with strong claws widely distributed in the northern hemisphere)

polecat; skunk; wood pussy (American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae)

Enhydra lutris; sea otter (large marine otter of northern Pacific coasts having very thick dark brown fur)

otter (freshwater carnivorous mammal having webbed and clawed feet and dark brown fur)

black-footed ferret; ferret; Mustela nigripes (musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct)

fitch; foulmart; foumart; Mustela putorius; polecat (dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened)

mink (slender-bodied semiaquatic mammal having partially webbed feet; valued for its fur)

weasel (small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body and neck)

Holonyms ("musteline mammal" is a member of...):

family Mustelidae; Mustelidae (weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens)

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