stone marten

  1. a marten, Mustela foina, of Europe and Asia, having a white mark on the throat and breast.

Origin of stone marten

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for stone marten

stone marten

  1. a marten, Martes foina, of Eurasian woods and forests, having a brown coat with a pale underfur

  2. the highly valued fur of this animal

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