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Webster 1913 Edition


Marten

Mar′ten

(mär′tĕn)
,
Noun.
(Zool.)
A bird. See
Martin
.
2.
The fur of the marten, used for hats, muffs, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Marten

MARTEN.

[See Martin.]

Definition 2022


Marten

Marten

See also: marten and Mårten

Estonian

Proper noun

Marten

  1. A male given name, variant of Martin.

marten

marten

See also: Marten and Mårten

English

Wikispecies

Noun

marten (plural martens)

Stuffed European pine marten.
  1. Any carnivorous mammal of the genus Martes in the family Mustelidae.
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Etymology 2

Noun

marten (plural martens)

  1. Archaic form of martin (the bird)
    • 1829, Magazine of Natural History (volume 1, page 402)
      Towards the end of the month, swallows and house martens congregate, and are often seen resting on the ridges or sloping roofs of buildings.