stoat

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英语[编辑]

A stoat

词源[编辑]

[1400年代中期],源自中古英語 stote (貂,夏天棕色皮毛的),来源不详。该单词和古諾爾斯語 stutr (公牛)瑞典語 stut (公牛)丹麥語 stud (阉公牛)(另见英語 stot)有点类似,但难以将它们的语义关联起来,除非它们共有一个来源“(棕色?)雄性哺乳动物”。

发音[编辑]

  • IPA(幫助)/ˈstəʊt/
  • 文檔
  • 韻部:-əʊt

名词[编辑]

stoat(複數 stoats

  1. 白鼬Mustela erminea
    • 1886, Transactions of the Edinburgh Naturalists' Field Club, 卷1, page 135:
      I have never seen Stoats hunt in packs, but it is certain both Weasels and Stoats do so.
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)
    • 2003, John Long, Introduced Mammals of the World: Their History, Distribution and Influence, page 272:
      In 1953 it was reported that the stoat had increased to a high population level, but that the weasel introduced at the same time had disappeared (de Vos et al. 1956).
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)
    • 2005, T. C. R. White, Why Does the World Stay Green?: Nutrition and Survival of Plant-eaters, page 91:
      European stoats were long ago introduced to New Zealand (along with ferrets and weasels!) in the mistaken belief that they would control the burgeoning populations of introduced rabbits.
      (請為本引文添加中文翻譯)
    近義詞: clubsterermine (尤指冬天白色皮毛的)short-tailed weasel (美国)

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