Zoril \Zor"il\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Zorilla}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(Viverra zorilla)

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  • zoril — ZORÍL s.m. Animal carnivor din Africa, asemănător cu nevăstuica, cu blana neagră şi albă, foarte căutată. (din fr. zorille < sp. amer. zorrillo < sp. zorra = vulpe) [et. şi TLF, DRAE] Trimis de tavi, 21.11.2005. Sursa: MDN  ZORÍL s.m.… …   Dicționar Român

  • zoril — Zorilla o*ril la, n. [Sp. zorilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra, zorro, a fox: cf. F. zorille.] (Zo[ o]l.) Either one of two species of small African carnivores of the genus {Ictonyx} allied to the weasels and skunks. [Written also {zoril}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zoril — /zawr il, zor /, n. a weasellike African animal, Ictonyx striatus, resembling a skunk in coloration and habits. Also, zorilla /zeuh ril euh/, zorille /zeuh ril /. [1765 75; < F zorille < Sp zorrilla, zorillo, equiv. to zorra, zorro fox + illa,… …   Universalium

  • zoril — noun zorille …   Wiktionary

  • zoril — n. African mammal resembling a weasel …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zoril — n. Mariput (Viverra zorilla) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • zoril — zor·il …   English syllables

  • zoril — zor•il [[t]ˈzɔr ɪl, ˈzɒr [/t]] also zo•ril•la [[t]zəˈrɪl ə[/t]] n. pl. zor•ils also zo•ril•las mam a skunklike African mammal, Ictonyx striatus, of the weasel family • Etymology: 1765–75; < F zorille < Sp zorrilla, zorillo, dim. of zorra,… …   From formal English to slang

  • zoril — /ˈzɒrəl/ (say zoruhl) noun a weasel like animal of southern Africa, Ictonyx striatus, resembling a skunk, and capable of emitting a fetid odour. Also, zorilla /zɒˈrɪlə/ (say zo riluh). {French zorille, from Spanish zorrilla, diminutive of zorra… …   Australian English dictionary

  • zoril — n. (also zorille) a flesh eating African mammal, Ictonyx striatus, of the skunk and the weasel family. Etymology: F zorille f. Sp. zorrilla dimin. of zorro fox …   Useful english dictionary

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