American-marten

American marten

noun
pine marten ( def 2 ).
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pine marten

noun
1.
a marten, Martes martes, of Europe and western Asia.
2.
Also called American marten. a marten, Martes americana, inhabiting forests of the U.S. and Canada.

Origin:
1760–70

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pine marten
 
n
See also sweet marten a marten, Martes martes, of N European and Asian coniferous woods, having dark brown fur with a creamy-yellow patch on the throat

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