Definition of Pekan

1. Noun. Large dark brown North American arboreal carnivorous mammal.

Exact synonyms: Black Cat, Fisher, Fisher Cat, Martes Pennanti
Generic synonyms: Marten, Marten Cat



Definition of Pekan

1. n. See Fisher, 2.

Definition of Pekan

1. Noun. The fisher cat, fisher; ''Martes pennanti''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pekan

1. a carnivorous mammal [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pekan

1. See Fisher. Origin: F. Pekan. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pekan

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pekan (current term)
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Literary usage of Pekan

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1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"One is called Spite the Marten and the other pekan the Fisher. "Spite the Marten is also called the Pine Marten and the American Sable, and he is one of the ..."

2. The Polar World: A Popular Description of Man and Nature in the Arctic and by Georg Hartwig (1869)
"The American Glutton.—The Pine Marten.—The pekan, or Wood- shock.—The Chinga.—The Mink.—The Canadian Fish-otter.—The Crossed Fox.—The Black or Silvery Fox. ..."

3. Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei by Karl-Heinz Reger (1997)
"pekan One of the loveliest towns, and most interesting from a cultural-historical standpoint, is located 27 miles (44 km) south of Kuantan: the old royal ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1851)
"pekan. (See H'easd.) PEKING, or PEKIN; a city of China, capital of the empire, situated in a very fertile plain, 20 leagues distant from the Г t wall; lon. ..."

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