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stone marten

n.
1. A Eurasian marten (Martes foina) having brown fur with a lighter undercoat and inhabiting open forests or rocky areas.
2. The fur of this animal. In both senses also called beech marten.

stone marten

n
1. (Animals) a marten, Martes foina, of Eurasian woods and forests, having a brown coat with a pale underfur
2. (Textiles) the highly valued fur of this animal

stone′ mar`ten


n.
a Eurasian marten, Martes foina, having light-colored underfur.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.stone marten - Eurasian marten having a brown coat with pale breast and throatstone marten - Eurasian marten having a brown coat with pale breast and throat
marten, marten cat - agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
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