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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Polecat  \Pole"cat`\,  n.  [Probably  fr  F.  poule  hen,  and 
  originally,  a  poultry  cat,  because  it  feeds  on  poultry.  See 
  {Poultry}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  small  European  carnivore  of  the  Weasel  family 
  ({Putorius  f[oe]tidus}).  Its  scent  glands  secrete  a 
  substance  of  an  exceedingly  disagreeable  odor.  Called 
  also  {fitchet},  {foulmart},  and  {European  ferret}. 
  b  The  zorilla.  The  name  is  also  applied  to  other  allied 
  species. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foumart  \Fou"mart`\,  n.  [OE.  folmard  fulmard;  AS  f?l  foul  + 
  mear?,  meard,  marten:  cf  F.  marte,  martre  See  {Foul},  a., 
  and  {Marten}  the  quadruped.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  polecat;  --  called  also  {European  ferret},  and 
  {fitchew}.  See  {Polecat}.  [Written  also  {foulmart}, 
  {foulimart},  and  {fulimart}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foulmart 
  n  :  dark  brown  mustelid  of  woodlands  of  Eurasia  that  gives  off 
  an  unpleasant  odor  when  threatened  [syn:  {polecat},  {fitch}, 
  {foumart},  {Mustela  putorius}] 




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