how to pronounce ermine


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ermine is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of ermine


  1. The white fur of this animal, traditionally seen as a symbol of purity and used for judges' robes.
  2. The office of a judge.
  3. A white field with black spots.
  4. A weasel, Mustela erminea, found in northern latitudes; its dark brown fur turns white in winter (apart from the black tip of the tail).


  1. In blazon, of the colour hermine (white with black spots).


  1. To clothe with ermine.

ermine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ermine occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics ermine can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that ermine can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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