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Definition of marten

marten
Martin Mar"tin, n. [F. martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet.] (Zo["o]l.) One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows. [Written also marten.] Note: The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis, or purpurea), and the European house, or window, martin (Hirundo, or Chelidon, urbica), are the best known species. Bank martin. (a) The bank swallow. See under Bank. (b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy. Bee martin. (a) The purple martin. (b) The kingbird. Sand martin, the bank swallow.
Marten
Marten Mar"ten, n. (Zo["o]l.) A bird. See Martin.
Marten
Marten Mar"ten, n. [From older martern, marter, martre, F. martre, marte, LL. martures (pl.), fr. L. martes; akin to AS. mear?, meard, G. marder, OHG. mardar, Icel. m["o]r?r. Cf. Foumart.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several fur-bearing carnivores of the genus Mustela, closely allied to the sable. Among the more important species are the European beech, or stone, marten (Mustela foina); the pine marten (M. martes); and the American marten, or sable (M. Americana), which some zo["o]logists consider only a variety of the Russian sable. 2. The fur of the marten, used for hats, muffs, etc.

Meaning of marten from wikipedia

- The martens constitute the genus Martes within the subfamily Guloninae, in the family Mustelidae. They have bushy tails and large paws with partially...
- anglophone Europe, and less commonly also known as baum marten, or sweet marten, The European pine marten's fur is usually light to dark brown. It is short...
- The American marten or American pine marten (Martes americana) is a species of North American mammal, a member of the family Mustelidae. The species is...
- The beech marten (Martes foina), also known as the stone marten, house marten or white breasted marten, is a species of marten native to much of Europe...
- Dr. Martens is an English footwear and clothing brand, headquartered in Wollaston in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. They also make a range of accessories –...
- The ****anese marten (Martes melampus) is a mammal in the marten genus most closely related to the sable. It is 0.5 m (1.5 ft) in length typically, not...
- The sable (Martes zibellina) is a species of marten, a small carnivorous mammal primarily inhabiting the forest environments of Russia, from the Ural Mountains...
- A marten is a mammal in the family Mustelidae. Marten, Mårten, or Martén may also refer to: Types of marten Beech marten American marten ****anese marten...
- The Nilgiri marten (Martes gwatkinsii) is the only marten species native to southern India. It lives in the hills of the Nilgiris and parts of the Western...
- Marten Holden Weiner is an American actor who is known for the role of Glen Bishop on the television series Mad Men, which was created by his father, Matthew...
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