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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels.

Usage examples (38)
  • The marten is a wonderfully energetic little animal, even more tireless than the squirrel and as great a climber.
  • One of the largest of the latter is the pine marten, which is still found in remote and uninhabited parts of our country.
  • Upland furbearers, such as marten, mink, and shorttail and least weasels, are common.
  • The first thing we met with was a kind of marten, which looked viciously at us, and greeted us with a shrill cry. for more
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