Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Mustela foina, one of two species or varieties of the European marten, usually distinguished from the common pine-marten, M. martes, by the white throat and some other external features, as well as by some differences in habits. Also called stonc-marten.

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  • noun Martes foina, a marten of Eurasia.

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  • noun Eurasian marten having a brown coat with pale breast and throat

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Translation of French hêtrière, from hêtre, beech (forests of which are favored by stone martens).]

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