See also: Martin, martîn, Martín, and Martîn

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French martin (French martinet).

NounEdit

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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Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain.

NounEdit

martin (plural martins)

  1. A perforated stone-faced runner for grinding.

Further readingEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

martin m (plural martins)

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

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

martin m (invariable)

  1. Only used in martin pescatore

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French martin.

NounEdit

martin m (plural martini)

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

DeclensionEdit