pine marten(redirected from Martes martes)
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Related to Martes martes: Martes foina, Meles meles, Mustela erminea, pine marten
pine marten:see martenmarten,
name for carnivorous, largely arboreal mammals (genus Martes) of the weasel family, widely distributed in North America, Europe, and central Asia. Martens are larger, heavier-bodied animals than weasels, with thick fur and bushy tails.
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a marten, Martes martes, of N European and Asian coniferous woods, having dark brown fur with a creamy-yellow patch on the throat