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Topic: ANIMALS

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: martrine 'marten fur', from martre 'marten'

marten

noun
     
mar‧ten [countable]
HBA a small animal with a long body and a tail that lives mainly in trees and that eats smaller animals:
a pine marten
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