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foumart

or foul·mart

[ foo-mert, -mahrt ]
/ ˈfu mərt, -ˌmɑrt /
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noun

the European polecat, Mustela putorius.

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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
/ (ˈfuːmɑːt, -mət) /

noun

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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