Minj is the Mongolian word for beaver. Beavers are semi-aquatic rodents, they are the only living members of the family Castoridae, which contains a single genus, Castor.
Some care must be taken when using the word Minj. When one uses the word Minj one must ensure that:
(a) One is in Mongolia
(b) That there is a nice furry Beaver in the vicinity.
Oh ! , look a lovely furry wet Minj , lets go fondle and pet it. (Before you say this please note the two usage rules above)