marten

Definitions of marten
  1. noun
    agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
    synonyms: marten cat
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    Martes martes, pine marten
    dark brown marten of northern Eurasian coniferous forests
    Martes zibellina, sable
    marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur
    American marten, American sable, Martes americana
    valued for its fur
    Martes foina, beech marten, stone marten
    Eurasian marten having a brown coat with pale breast and throat
    Martes pennanti, black cat, fisher, fisher cat, pekan
    large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal
    Charronia flavigula, yellow-throated marten
    large yellow and black marten of southern China and Burma
    type of:
    mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal
    fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
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