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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

MERTRICK, n. The pine-marten, Martes martes.Lnk. 1845 Stat. Acc.2 VI. 260:
Among the quadrupeds, we may mention Martes abietum, the mertrick or pine-martin.

[O.Sc. martrik, id., from 1423, med. Lat. martrix, a fem. form coined from martor, marten.]

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