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  • adjective Martens (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Martens's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Martens.

Examples

  • Akoya pearls are cultured saltwater pearls which are cultivated from the oyster species Pinctada fucata martensii, ...

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