genus Martes

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Related to genus Martes: marten
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Noun1.genus Martes - martensgenus Martes - martens        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Mustelidae, Mustelidae - weasels; polecats; ferrets; minks; fishers; otters; badgers; skunks; wolverines; martens
marten, marten cat - agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
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The three species of the genus Martes are mesocarnivore mammals that live in North America, Europe, and Asia, usually in forests.
Chapter 2--World distribution and status of the genus Martes in 2000.