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American marten

Definition of the noun american marten

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  1. valued for its fur
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Martes americana
    • synonym of American marten: American sable
    • 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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Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

The American marten, called 'sable' in Canada, differs little from the European pine marten (Mustela martes), and is one of the most valuable of our ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

The American marten, called 'sable' in Canada, difi'ers little from the European pine marten (.llush'la _ mortar), and is one of the most valuable of our fur-bearing animals. but 15 now scarce in civilized regions. It reaches a length of about ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

FACT FILE American marten This agile mustelid speeds through the trees in pursuit of red squirrels and other prey It will also hunt birds and insects and forage for fruit, nuts, and carrion Although primarily a tree-dweller, it is also at ease on the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

of Siberia and Kamschatka; the closely-allied North American marten (M. americana) ; the very distinct Indian ...

Google previewPocket dictionary of dry-goods, etc (1896)

by George W. Bible, Daniel P.. Bible

AMERICAN SABLE: The American marten; also the fur of the same. AMERICAN SHEEP: Sheep bred or raised in America. The first importations consisted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2009)

Second Edition by Marc Bekoff

American marten, . Field Studies: Noninvasive Wildlife Research 272 |...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

Others that inhabit the north in Alaska and reach the treeline in northern Canada are the least weasel, American marten, American mink, and river otter. The range of the Siberian weasel (Mustela sibirica) may also extend into tundra areas in ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The American marten {Mustela americana) . See Marten, and Plate of Fur- Bearing Animals. PINE MOUSE. An American meadow mouse {Microtus pinetorum), rusty brown in general color, and distinguished by its long, silky, molelike fur.

Google previewOxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

a large North American marten. fish·er·man / ˈfishərmən/ n.

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