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Definition of the noun foulmart
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noun - plural: -
- dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific name: Mustela putorius
- synonyms of foulmart: fitch / foumart / polecat
- more generic terms: mustelid / musteline / musteline mammal = fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
- more specific word: ferret = domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits
- member of: genus Mustela / Mustela = type genus of the family Mustelidae: minks and weasels
- geographic area: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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RSPB Spotlight: Otters (2016)
by Nicola Chester
Foulmart is the old name for the Polecat, but sweetmart is the name ...
a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
fulmar, fulmare, fulmer, shorter forms of fulmart, fulmard, the polecat: see foulmart.] Same bsfoubnart. fulmar2 (ful mar), n. [A transferred use of fulmar1, the bird being so called from its extremely strong and persistent odor, and from its habit ...
by William Dwight Whitney
foulmart, foumart (foul'miirt; in second form (80.), fou'miirt), n. [Formerly also ulmart, fulmar. fowmart, fumart, foumard; < E. fulmart, fulmard, fulmerd, folmard, fulmere, a polecat, < foul, ful, foul, + marte, a marten, gartly < AS. mearth, a marten, ...
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1881)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
FOULMART. A polecat.
Compiled from Writings of the XII. XIII. XIV. and XV. Centuries by Francis Henry Stratmann
fulmart foulmart, pole-cat, ...
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
Also folmarde, fulmerde, foulmart, and the like. Applied to a man as a term of contempt; Jonson in A TALE OF A TUB (1633): Was ever such a fulmart for an huisher To a great worshipful lady, as myself! fourteener. A line of fourteen syllables; ...
by John Mactaggart
The polecat; anciently foulmart, from its horrible smell ; mart, from its being of the species of martin. Fourpartdish. — An old measure, the fourth of a peck. Fows. — The house-leek, said to cure the dropsy. Fows — Prongs. Forks for hay. Foy.
Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)
by Thomas Wright
A foulmart. Foo- ma. (Fr.) A foutra for you, an expression of contempt. FovrnY, adj. Mean; paltry. East. Fours', (1) adj. Not fresh; fusty. North. (2) s. (Fr.) A mean fellow; a Scoundrel.
The English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: F-M (1900)
by Joseph Wright
l FOULD, FOULMART, see Fold, sb.', Foumart. FOULTY, adj. e.An.l Paltry, trumpery, despicable. FOULZIE, see Fulyie, v. FOUMART, sb. Sc. Nhb. Dur. Cum. Wm. Yks. Lan. Chs. Der. Not. Lin. Nhp. Nrf. Ken. Also PWiI. Also ' written foumert ...
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Scrabble value of F4O1U1L1M3A1R1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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