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American marten

Definition of the noun american marten

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noun

  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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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for American marten

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animal Predators (2017)

Protect Your Livestock, Poultry, and Pets; Identify the Tracks and Signs of More Than 30 Predators; Learn about Each Predator's Traits and Behaviors by Janet Vorwald Dohner

AMERICAN MARTEN americana)R (Martes elated to the fisher, the American marten is also known as the pine marten or American sable. Though more abundant than the fisher, it is restricted to mature areas of coniferous or mixed forests and ...

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 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 previewOxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

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

Google previewPocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus (2010)

by Oxford University Press

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

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 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 previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The following description by r Elliott Coues ofthe American marten (M. amerimno) will apply almost equally well to most of the others. “ lt is almost impossible to describe the colour of the marten, except in general terms,-without going into the ...

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