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noun
a marten, Martes martes, of Europe and western Asia.
Also called American marten. a marten, Martes americana, inhabiting forests of the U.S. and Canada.
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Origin of pine marten

First recorded in 1760–70
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pine marten

noun
a marten, Martes martes, of N European and Asian coniferous woods, having dark brown fur with a creamy-yellow patch on the throatSee also sweet marten
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