foumart

noun
fou·​mart
variants: or less commonly foulmart \ ˈfümərt , -​ˌmärt \
plural -s

Definition of foumart

1 : the European polecat
2 : a contemptible person used as a generalized term of abuse

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History and Etymology for foumart

Middle English fulmard, fulmarde, folmarde, folmert, probably from foul entry 1 + (assumed) Middle English marth marten, from Old English mearth

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“Foumart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foumart. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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