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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wea·sel /ˈwizəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wea·sel n.  Zool. Any one of various species of small carnivores belonging to the genus Putorius, as the ermine and ferret. They have a slender, elongated body, and are noted for the quickness of their movements and for their bloodthirsty habit in destroying poultry, rats, etc.  The ermine and some other species are brown in summer, and turn white in winter; others are brown at all seasons.
 Malacca weasel, the rasse.
 Weasel coot, a female or young male of the smew; -- so called from the resemblance of the head to that of a weasel. Called also weasel duck.
 Weasel lemur, a short-tailed lemur (Lepilemur mustelinus). It is reddish brown above, grayish brown below, with the throat white.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : small carnivorous mammal with short legs and elongated body
          and neck

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. holedh), enumerated among unclean animals (Lev. 11:29).
    Some think that this Hebrew word rather denotes the mole (Spalax
    typhlus) common in Palestine. There is no sufficient reason,
    however, to depart from the usual translation. The weasel tribe
    are common also in Palestine.