Definition of Hoary marmot

1. Noun. Large North American mountain marmot.

Exact synonyms: Marmota Caligata, Whistler, Whistling Marmot
Generic synonyms: Marmot



Definition of Hoary marmot

1. Noun. A small rodent of the species ''Marmota caligata''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoary Marmot

hoarsely
hoarsen
hoarsened
hoarseness
hoarsenesses
hoarsening
hoarsens
hoarser
hoarsest
hoarstone
hoarstones
hoary
hoary alison
hoary alyssum
hoary golden bush
hoary marmot (current term)
hoary marmots
hoary pea
hoary plantain
hoary puccoon
hoary willow
hoas
hoast
hoasted
hoasting
hoastman
hoastmen
hoasts
hoatzin
hoatzines

Literary usage of Hoary marmot

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1. Camp-fires in the Canadian Rockies by William Temple Hornaday (1906)
"... Tiny Chipmunk—A Plethoric Ground- Squirrel—The Yellow-Haired Porcupine—The Pine Squirrel— The Pack-Rat—The hoary marmot—The Wolverine—The Trappers' Evil ..."

2. Animal Products: Their Preparation, Commercial Uses, and Value by Peter Lund Simmonds (1877)
"Rat skins are said to be used in Paris for making gloves. MARMOTS.—There are several marmots in the northern parts of America, viz., the hoary marmot, ..."

3. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"A. Pruinosa, hoary marmot, with very coarse long hoary fur, whitish cheeks, a hlack nose, and black legs, having short oval ears. ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"... they have been rejected from the genus until better authenticated: of these are the hoary marmot of Pen. Quad. n. 130; the Marmot Gundi, of the same, p. ..."

5. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"... to tell you that Whistler is also called the Gray Marmot and the hoary marmot. He lives on grass and other green things and, like Johnny Chuck, ..."

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