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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
WEASEL ( chÃ´led , Leviticus 11:29 ). An ‘unclean’ animal. Since the Heb. root chÃ¢lad means ‘to dig,’ and the Arab [Note: Arabic.] , khuld is the ‘mole-rat,’ it is practically certain that this latter is the correct translation of chÃ´led . Cf. Mole.
E. W. G. Masterman.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Weasel'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/w/weasel.html. 1909.