There are 2 translations of ferret in Spanish:

ferret1

Pronunciation: /ˈferət; ˈferɪt/

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of ferret in Spanish:

ferret2

vi

  • 1.1 (search) husmear, hurgar*
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    • I looked down at the little ashtray on his gold coloured hostess trolley, two lonely pound coins looked back up at me, so i ferreted around in my pocket for something smaller.
    • But one night, a woolly-hatted youth ferreted around in the skip and extracted the ancient rucksack.
    • Katherine and Kyla ferreted around the racks looking for good clothes.
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    • Even if you don't like the story, you have to respect his sheer investigative skill in ferreting it out.
    • But Sid wasn't really the type that offered up information easily, preferring to have his barmates ferret it out of him.
    • If there's a story that has any connection with the Super Bowl, it will be ferreted out by 3,000 newspaper, radio and TV people.
    1.2 [Sport] to go ferreting huronear, cazar* con hurones
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    • Their excuse, said Mr Evans, was that they were visiting Cumbria for rabbiting and ferreting - an implausible explanation at a time when people were not allowed on to farmland because of the foot-and-mouth epidemic.
    • James has kindly offered to induct me into the wiles and ways of the shooting gent, starting with an invitation to go ferreting for rabbits.
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    • I just ferreted this hole as I wanted to find out where all the bolt holes were before I gassed it, and as I had the nets in my pocket I thought ...why not!
    • We ferreted several warrens, and thus several breeding groups, in each capture area.

Phrasal verbs

ferret around

ferret about v + adv

ferret out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] [secret] descubrir* to ferret sth out of sb sonsacarle* algo a algn I couldn't ferret the truth out of him no le pude sonsacar la verdad

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Word of the day rigor
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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.