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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Or the ephemeral artistry of pine marten tracks imprinted in newly fallen snow.
Reintroduction of fisher, pine marten, and river otter.
Wildlife in the area include mountain goats traversing the higher elevations to porcupines and pine marten in the forests.
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