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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
1760-1770
1760-70
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Examples for pine marten
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for pine marten

pine marten

noun
1.
a marten, Martes martes, of N European and Asian coniferous woods, having dark brown fur with a creamy-yellow patch on the throat See also sweet marten
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