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

 

stoat

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//stəʊt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//stoʊt//
 
Wild mammals
 
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a small wild animal with a long body and brown fur that, in northern areas, turns white in winter. The white fur is called ermine. See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin late Middle English: of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stoat