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pine marten

n
(Animals) 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

pine′ mar`ten


n.
1. a Eurasian marten, Martes martes.
2. a North American marten, Martes americana.
[1760–70]
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Noun1.pine marten - dark brown marten of northern Eurasian coniferous forestspine marten - dark brown marten of northern Eurasian coniferous forests
marten, marten cat - agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
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