Definition of Foumart

1. Noun. Dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened.

Exact synonyms: Fitch, Foulmart, Mustela Putorius, Polecat
Generic synonyms: Mustelid, Musteline, Musteline Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Mustela, Mustela
Specialized synonyms: Ferret



Definition of Foumart

1. n. The European polecat; -- called also European ferret, and fitchew. See Polecat.

Definition of Foumart

1. Noun. A polecat; a member of the Mustelidae family. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foumart

1. a polecat [n -S] - See also: polecat

Medical Definition of Foumart

1. The European polecat; called also European ferret, and fitchew. See Polecat. Alternative forms: foulmart, foulimart, and fulimart. Origin: OE. Folmard, fulmard; AS. Fl foul + mear, meard, marten: cf. F. Marte, martre. See Foul, and Marten the quadruped. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Foumart

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1. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (1810)
"THE POLE CAT, OR foumart. (Plate 19.; Is an animal not uncommon in this country : in shape it resembles the weasel, but far exceeds it in size, ..."

2. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1832)
"The foumart of Yorkshire is the same animal which yields the fur, which, ... that in the north the weasel is called foumart; in Yorkshire, I believe, ..."

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