from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several principally arboreal carnivorous mammals of the genus Martes, related to the weasel, mainly inhabiting northern forests, and having a slender body, bushy tail, and soft fur.
- n. The fur of one of these carnivorous mammals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any carnivorous mammal of the genus Martes in the family Mustelidae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A bird. See martin.
- n. Any one of several fur-bearing carnivores of the genus Martes (formerly Mustela), closely allied to the sable. Among the more important species are the European beech marten or stone marten (Martes foina); the pine marten (Martes martes); and the American marten, or sable (Martes Americana), which some zoölogists consider only a variety of the Russian sable.
- n. The fur of the marten, used for hats, muffs, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A digitigrade carnivorous quadruped of the family Mustelidœ, subfamily Mustelinœ, and genus Mustela or Martes, of which there are several species, all inhabiting the northern hemisphere.
- n. A carnivorous marsupial of the genus Phascogale, as the spotted marten of Australia.
- n. An obsolete spelling of martin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels
The little pole holds little snow and the scent of the bait calls the marten up, when, snap! it is fast and waiting for the trapper and the lodge of the
Yes | No | Report from hunterD wrote 5 weeks 2 days ago wax worms or minnows if live bait is permitted. panther marten is my favorite spinner bait for trout in early spring, summer and fall.
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.
She saw the animals in the marshes, the herds of caribou that are, above all creatures, natives and habitants of the snow-swept mountains, the little, lesser hunters such as marten and mink and otter.
The first thing we met with was a kind of marten, which looked viciously at us, and greeted us with a shrill cry.
He said he had found the marten dead near Hoquiam, but police don't know why he carried it with him.
Antlers, a bear skin, and a stuffed marten weave into a motif of Ebay antiques, giving the place an eclectic feel.
I've never seen a pine marten back home in Scotland, & I've gone looking a couple of times (saw a wildcat just the once).