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sweet marten

noun
1.
the European pine marten, Martes martes : trapped for its fur and now greatly reduced in number.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90
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British Dictionary definitions for sweet marten

sweet marten

noun
1.
a name for the pine marten, referring to the fact that its scent glands produce a less offensive scent marker than that of the polecat (the foul marten or foumart)
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