: the pelt or fur of the European marten (Martes martes)

Word History


partial translation of German Baummarder, from Baum tree + Marder marten

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of baum marten was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Baum marten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baum%20marten. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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