Definition of American badger

1. Noun. A variety of badger native to America.

Exact synonyms: Taxidea Taxus
Generic synonyms: Badger
Group relationships: Genus Taxidea, Taxidea

Lexicographical Neighbors of American Badger

American Thanksgiving
American Type Culture Collection
American Virgin Islands
American War of Independence
American Wirehair
American Wirehairs
American agave
American alligator
American aloe
American angelica tree
American antelope
American arborvitae
American arrowroot
American as apple pie
American aspen
American badger
American barberry
American beaver
American beavers
American beech
American bison
American bisons
American bittern
American bitterns
American bittersweet
American black bear
American black vulture
American black vultures

Literary usage of American badger

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1858)
"Sir John Richard- eon has clearly shown, also, that the american badger is entitled to ... г them, especially when covered •< The american badger is a far ..."

2. American Natural History by John Davidson Godman (1836)
"The american badger differs from the European by generally being smaller and ... In the american badger there is a narrow white line running from between ..."

3. A Natural History of the Globe: Of Man, of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, John Wright (1831)
"CHAP. XI. Of carnivorous Animals...The Wolf ...The American Wolves... The American Foxes—The Badger...The american badger ...The Otter. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"It has not been proved that the american badger is as fond of honey as the European species is, and generally its tastes arc far more carnivorous. ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"The american badger is found in this country from Texa«, Iowa, and Wisconsin ... It has not been proved that the american badger is as fond of honey a« the ..."

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