foumart

or foul·mart

[foo-mert, -mahrt]

Origin of foumart

First recorded in 1300–50, foumart is from the Middle English word fulmard, folmarde. See foul, marten
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foumart

noun
  1. a former name for polecat (def. 1)

Word Origin for foumart

C15 folmarde : from Old English fūl foul + mearth a marten
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