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Definition: Malacca weasel
(r[a^]s), n. [Cf. Malay r[=a]sa taste, sensation.]
A carnivore (Viverricula Mallaccensis
) allied to the civet
but smaller, native of China and the East Indies. It
furnishes a perfume resembling that of the civet, which is
highly prized by the Javanese. Called also Malacca weasel
and lesser civet
, n. [OE. wesele, AS. wesle; akin to D. wezel,
G. wiesel, OHG. wisala, Icel. hreyiv[=i]sla, Dan. v["a]sel,
Sw. vessla; of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. ?, ?, cat, weasel.]
Any one of various species of small carnivores belonging to
the genus Putorius
, as the ermine and ferret. They have a
slender, elongated body, and are noted for the quickness of
their movements and for their bloodthirsty habit in
destroying poultry, rats, etc. The ermine and some other
species are brown in summer, and turn white in winter; others
are brown at all seasons.
, the rasse.
, a female or young male of the smew; -- so
called from the resemblance of the head to that of a
weasel. Called also weasel duck
, a short-tailed lemur (Lepilemur mustelinus
). It is reddish brown above, grayish brown
below, with the throat white.