Definition of mink noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//mɪŋk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//mɪŋk//
    (pl. mink, minks)
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  1. 1 [countable] a small wild animal with thick shiny fur, a long body and short legs. Mink are often kept on farms for their fur. a mink farm
  2. 2 [uncountable] the skin and shiny brown fur of the mink, used for making expensive coats, etc. a mink jacket
  3. 3 [countable] a coat or jacket made of mink
  4. Word Originlate Middle English (denoting the animal's fur): from Swedish.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mink