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Definition of the noun american sable
What does american sable mean as a name of something?
- valued for its fur
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Martes americana
- synonym of American sable: American marten
- more generic terms: marten / marten cat = agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
- geographic area: North America
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for American sable
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by Mary Brooks Picken
Types include BAUM MARTEN, also called American sable, and STONE MARTEN. Mendoza Beaverdyed Cony (mĕndō′zә; men doe za).
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)
by Richard Soule
Pine marten, American sable (Miuteta aoietum). SaUe, a. Dark, dusky, sombre, ebony, ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
American sable breed of fur rabbit that is dark ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
Mustela Zibellina Americana, th; American Sable, is of a light tawny colour, with whitish head and ears, is ao inches long; the tail 5 inches, but at the end of the hairs 8; the sett ut very large and brown, with 5 white claws on «: It inhabits N.
American sable, the American marten, Mustela americana. See marten 1. – Red or Tatar sable, the chorok or Siberian mink, Putorius sibiricus; also, the fur or pelt of this animal. See kolinsky.—Siberian or Russian sable. See def. 1. II. a. 1.
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
M'jstkla ZibellImA AmfricAnA, the American Sable, is of a liyht tawny colour, with whitish head and cars ; is 20 inches ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
American sable, the American marten. Mustela ameri- cana. See morteni.— Red orTatar sable, the chorok or Siberian mink, Putvrius sibiricus ; also, the fur or pelt of this animal. See kolinsky.— Siberian or Russian sable. See def. 1. II, a. 1.
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
American sable, the American marten, Mostela americana. See marten 1.- Red or Tatar sable, the chorok or Siberian mink, Putorius sibiricus; also, the fur or pelt of th: ol See kolinsky.—Siberian or Russian Sable. See def. 1. II. a. 1. Made of ...
and hence is frequently called the American sable or pine marten: technically it is Mustela ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
A - Sable or Pi - erly United States and the whole of British America, and (Mustela amerse is commonly called the American sable. The Siberian or true sable is M. zibellina, of blackish color and with an extremely rich and valuable fur.
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