Definition of foumart in English:

foumart

noun

  • old-fashioned term for polecat
    • ‘Ferrets were called: fitch, fitchet, poley, stinkmart, stinkmarten, foulmart, foulmartin, foumart, and fulimart.’
    • ‘Otters and foumarts are still to be seen.’

Origin

Middle English: from foul + Old English mearth ‘marten’; of Germanic origin and related to marten.

Pronunciation

foumart

/ˈfuːmət//ˈfuːmɑːt/