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EtymologyEdit

From Old French furet, furret, from Vulgar Latin *fūrittus (little thief) (compare Italian furetto), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief). See also Old French fuiron (weasel, ferret), from Vulgar Latin *fūriō, fūriōnem, from Late Latin fūrō (cat; robber) (compare Spanish hurón), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief).

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furet m (plural furets)

  1. ferret

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *fūrittus (little thief) (compare Italian furetto), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief). See also fuiron (weasel, ferret), from Vulgar Latin *fūriō, fūriōnem, from Late Latin fūrō (cat; robber) (compare Spanish hurón), diminutive of Latin fūr (thief).

NounEdit

furet m (oblique plural furez or furetz, nominative singular furez or furetz, nominative plural furet)

  1. ferret

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