In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(animal)visón masculinebefore noun mink farm — granja de visones feminine
- Among the creatures expected to blossom as a result would be the tiny water vole, whose populations were decimated by the introduction of the mink from North America.
- One particular problem is the mink, which were farmed in the 1960s and escaped in large numbers.
- Whereas the largest are fairly well researched, knowledge of the fisher, wolverine, river otter, mink, lynx, bobcat, and raccoon is almost entirely from anecdote.
- Prion diseases occur in sheep, goats, mink, mule deer, elk, cats and cows.
- Disturbance after eggs are laid provides opportunities for predation by carrion crows, jays, kestrels, magpies, foxes and mink.
- The session begins with a mammal expert explaining more about water voles, otters and mink.
- Many carnivores, such as mink, seal, fox, and bobcat, have long been hunted or ranched for their fur.
- The weasel family includes such colourful characters as otters, wolverines, skunks, minks and badgers.
- Within the family Mustelidae, weasels, minks, and martens exhibit remarkable intra- and interspecific pelage color variations.
- Predators of erethizontids include mustelids such as martens, minks, wolverines, ermine, weasels, and fishers.
- Badgers were most often mentioned, but minks and wolverines had been known to succumb occasionally.
- At heart, though, the ferret is a denizen of the countryside, a weasel closely related to the European polecat and the mink.
- The Guardian reported that the mink are an American variety not native to Spain and officials were concerned that the mink might displace local native species.
- At the first level, the Mide priest would have a medicine bag made from the skin of an otter, marten, mink, or weasel.
- Of these animals, only weasels, otters and mink remain widespread, and the weasel is the only one that is still abundant.
- Experimental hybridization has established that polecats, ferrets, Steppe polecats, and European mink are able to produce fertile hybrids.
- If these were dogs, rabbits or mink, every farm gate would have dozens of protesters.
- Darwin had already cited the mink and the otter as transitional in conversion of land carnivores to aquatic habits.
- Animals used to make fur include dogs, cats, pumas, seals, badgers, foxes, otters, mink and squirrels.
- Fishers are among the least understood of the weasel family, or mustelids, which also includes martens, minks, ermines, ferrets, badgers, otters, and wolverines.
2(fur)visón masculinepiel de visón feminine(stole/collar) de visóna mink coat — un abrigo de visón
- First, the amount of fur on show at the exhibition has angered many, including protest group PETA who reacted against Julien Macdonalds's collection, which included fox, chinchilla, mink and sable furs.
- The use of extraordinary precious materials make each piece unique: matte alligator, de-stressed crocodile, mink or lapin with snakeskin and anaconda.
- Much of the fur is mislabelled and people might think they are buying something like mink when actually it is cat or dog fur.
- Quite apart from the serious ethical questions surrounding the killing of animals for their fur, mink fell out of favour as it became associated with the vulgar side of wealth.
- It seems French women can be very gullible when it comes to mink versus fox fur, but you're English aren't you?
- That one's Russian mink.
- It can be made from a variety of pelts and hides including leather, sealskin, mink, racoon, rabbit or pigskin in hundreds of different styles.
- Deep plum tones are etched in black while bleached ivory mink is laser cut with contrasting brown.
- Hermes has shown a T-shirt made of reindeer skin for men, while Cerruti made one of silver mink.
- If Gweneviere's hands were cold, she would simply snuggle them into her mink muff.
- He noted that there has been a considerable increase in the price of mink and fur; which may give an advantage to Karakul sales.
- If you have a 1960s cape like elbow sleeve mink jacket hiding away, or have an aunt or mother or even grandmother who has one or can pick one up in a thrift shop, get ready to don it this winter.
- There's a real paucity of suggestions for the beer-swilling boxer wearers in your life, unless those men also harbor secret fascinations with Christian Lacroix chairs and mink jackets.
- Classic brown mink in NAFA Mahogany and Demi Buff were anything but traditional in their hip wrapped and belted silhouettes.
- Among them are Queen Elizabeth II, Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Sir John A. MacDonald festooned in mink, beaver, muskrat, seal and rabbit.
- Short cropped, short sleeved mink or fur jackets will be a 2004/5 fashion when worn with narrow trousers that seem sprayed on drainpipe style.
- Oh, and Gucci's woman wouldn't dream of leaving the house without a rigid leather vest or that little fur chubby in mink and anaconda for special occasions!
- This marked rise in fur's popularity led to mink production increasing from 2.6 million to a staggering 28.6 million, skins with prices rocketing by 15 per cent over the same period.
- Fox, lynx, mink as well as shearing being dyed in strong colours dominate this season, whether it be trimmings on collar and cuffs or luxurious linings.
- I compliment the wife on her mink vest, although I think privately she looks a lot like Genghis Khan.
3also mink coatabrigo de visón masculine
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