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 for Mustela lutreola
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mink \Mink\ (m[i^][ng]k), n. [Cf. 2d Minx.]
     1. (Zool.) A carnivorous mammal of the genus Mustela
        (foremrly Putorius), allied to the weasel. The European
        mink is Mustela lutreola. The common American mink
        ({Mustela vison) varies from yellowish brown to black.
        Its fur is highly valued. Called also minx, nurik, and
        vison.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
     2. The fur of the mink[1]. Together with sable, it is one of
        the most expensive furs not taken from endangerd species.
        When the fur is taken from animals grown on a farm, it
        called ranch mink.
        [PJC]

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