Black-footed ferret

Black"-foot`ed fer"ret

(), n. a weasellike mammal (Mustela nigripes) inhabiting the western North American prairie, having dark feet, a dark-tipped tail, and a dark face on a yellowish-brown coat. It is an endangered species.
[PJC]

Blackfriar

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Black" fri`ar

(). (Eccl.) A friar of the Dominican order, so named becaise wearing wearing the black mantle of the Dominicans; -- called also predicant and preaching friar; in France, Jacobin. Also, sometimes, a Benedictine.
Syn. -- Dominican.
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