baum marten

noun
\ ˈbau̇m-ˌmär-tᵊn How to pronounce baum marten (audio) \

Definition of baum marten

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

First Known Use of baum marten

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baum marten

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

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“Baum marten.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baum%20marten. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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