from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name of the fisher, pekan, or Pennant's marten, Mustela pennanti, a large blackish marten peculiar to the northerly parts of North America. Also called black-fox. See cut under fisher.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A fisher, North American marten that has thick brown fur; Martes pennanti.
  • noun A cat with black fur.
  • verb To do in some respect better than another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal


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