Definition of Martin

1. Noun. French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397).

Exact synonyms: St. Martin
Generic synonyms: Bishop, Saint



2. Noun. United States actor and comedian (born in 1945).
Exact synonyms: Steve Martin
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Comedian, Comic

3. Noun. United States actress (1913-1990).
Exact synonyms: Mary Martin
Generic synonyms: Actress

4. Noun. United States singer (1917-1995).
Exact synonyms: Dean Martin, Dino Paul Crocetti
Generic synonyms: Singer, Vocaliser, Vocalist, Vocalizer

5. Noun. Any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas.

Definition of Martin

1. n. A perforated stone-faced runner for grinding.

2. n. One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows.

Definition of Martin

1. Proper noun. ( male given name) originally given in honor of a fourth century soldier-saint. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname A=An English habitational from=Middle English dot=) for someone who lived near a mere. ¹

4. Noun. Any of various passerine birds of the family ''Hirundinidae'', which also includes swallows, that catch insects whilst flying. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Martin

1. a small bird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Martin

1. One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows. Alternative forms: marten. The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis, or purpurea), and the European house, or window, martin (Hirundo, or Chelidon, urbica), are the best known species. Bank martin. The bank swallow. See Bank. The fairy martin. See Fairy. Bee martin. The purple martin. The kingbird. Sand martin, the bank swallow. Origin: F. Martin, from the proper name Martin. Cf. Martlet. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Martin

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martial law
martial music
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martializes
martializing
martially
martialness
martians
martin (current term)
martinet
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martinetas
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martinetisms
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martingal
martingale
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Literary usage of Martin

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Country Life 29:108 F '16 martin, Ernest Gale, 1876- Why you tire out—and how to rest up. ... Cur Opinion 60:283 Ap '16 martin. Fred Drilling firemen. ..."

2. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1916)
"martin, François X., and Mecklenburg Declaration, 13. 31. ... martin, Luther, to Carroll (1788) on McHenry and ratification (doc.), n. ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"DISCUSSION PROFESSOR martin ON THE PERKY EXPERIMENTS By EB TITCHENER I do not intend to offer here any general criticism of Professor martin's recent work ..."

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