Definition of Canis latrans

1. Noun. Small wolf native to western North America.

Exact synonyms: Brush Wolf, Coyote, Prairie Wolf
Generic synonyms: Wolf
Specialized synonyms: Coydog



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canis Latrans

Canella-alba
Canella winterana
Canellaceae
Canes Venatici
Canetti
Canfield
Cangjie
Canicula
Canidae
Canis
Canis Major
Canis Minor
Canis aureus
Canis dingo
Canis familiaris
Canis latrans
Canis lupus
Canis lupus tundrarum
Canis niger
Canis rufus
Canna edulis
Canna generalis
Canna indica
Cannabidaceae
Cannabis indica
Cannabis sativa
Cannaceae
Cannae
Cannaregio
Cannes

Literary usage of Canis latrans

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1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"gives the measurements of seven crania of canis latrans in the British Museum and in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons. The exact locality of No. ..."

2. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1890)
"The Mackenzie- river dogs, of the canis latrans type, when brought to England, never learned to bark properly ; but one born in the Zoological Gardens 31 ..."

3. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1906)
"... and during the night we heard the barking of the prairie wolves (canis latrans, Say), which prowled about, looking for any remnants of provisions. ..."

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