Black-footed ferret


Black-footed ferret
Black-footed ferret Black"-foot`ed fer"ret, n. a weasellike mammal ({Mustela nigripes}) inhabiting the western North American prairie, having dark feet, a dark-tipped tail, and a dark face on a yellowish-brown coat. It is an endangered species. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.