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English Dictionary: musquash by the DICT Development Group
3 results for musquash
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown fur
    Synonym(s): muskrat, musquash, Ondatra zibethica
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Musquash \Mus"quash\, n. [American Indian name.] (Zo[94]l.)
      See {Muskrat}.
      {Musquash root} (Bot.), an umbelliferous plant ({Cicuta
            maculata}), having a poisonous root. See {Water hemlock}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Muskrat \Musk"rat`\, n.
      1. (Zo[94]l.) A North American aquatic fur-bearing rodent
            ({Fiber zibethicus}). It resembles a rat in color and
            having a long scaly tail, but the tail is compressed, the
            bind feet are webbed, and the ears are concealed in the
            fur. It has scent glands which secrete a substance having
            a strong odor of musk. Called also {musquash}, {musk
            beaver}, and {ondatra}.
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