A chiefly nocturnal European carnivorous mammal (Mustela putorius) associated with weasel family members that ejects a malodorous liquid to mark its territory and ward off opponents. Also referred to as fitch.
any one of various related animals of Asia, particularly Mustela eversmanni of main Asia.
A weasel-like pet associated with the genus Mustela, notably the European polecat, Mustela putorius.
A Little European carnivore of Weasel family members (Putorius fœtidus). Its fragrance glands secrete a substance of an exceedingly disagreeable odor. Called additionally fitchet, foulmart, and European ferret.
The zorilla. Title normally put on other allied species.
The fitchew or foulmart, Putorius fœtidus of Europe, of a dark-brown color, with a copious fine pelage much utilized in furriery and for making musicians' brushes. See fitch.
One of several various other quadrupeds, mainly of this family members Mustelidæ, which may have a strong offensive scent.
dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that provides down an unpleasant odor when threatened
American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid whenever startled; in a few classifications added a different subfamily Mephitinae