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Definition of marten
martenMartin 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.
(a) The bank swallow. See under Bank.
(b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy.
(a) The purple martin.
(b) The kingbird.
Sand martin, the bank swallow. MartenMarten Mar"ten, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A bird. See Martin. MartenMarten 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.
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
Guloninae, in the family
Mustelidae. They have bushy tails
paws with partially...
Europe, and less commonly
as baum marten
, or sweet marten
, The European
's fur is usually light
to dark brown. It is short...
- The American marten
(Martes americana) is a species
of North American
mammal, a member
of the family
Mustelidae. The species
- 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
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
- The sable
(Martes zibellina) is a species
, a small carnivorous mammal primarily inhabiting
the forest environments
of Russia, from the Ural Mountains...
- A marten
is a mammal
in the family
, or Martén
may also refer
of marten Beech marten American marten
- The Nilgiri marten
(Martes gwatkinsii) is the only marten species native
India. It lives
in the hills
of the Nilgiris
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
by his father, Matthew...
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