martin

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See also: Martin, martîn, Martín, and Martîn

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From Middle French martin (French martinet)

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martin (plural martins)

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

Noun[edit]

martin (plural martins)

  1. A perforated stone-faced runner for grinding.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for martin in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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martin m (plural martins)

  1. Bird of either the starling family, or of the kingfisher family.

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martin m (invariable)

  1. Only used in the term martin pescatore