Definition of Carcajou

1. Noun. Stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal.

Exact synonyms: Gulo Luscus, Skunk Bear, Wolverine
Generic synonyms: Mustelid, Musteline, Musteline Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Gulo, Gulo



Definition of Carcajou

1. n. The wolverene; -- also applied, but erroneously, to the Canada lynx, and sometimes to the American badger. See Wolverene.

Definition of Carcajou

1. Noun. Wolverine, a solitary, fierce member of the weasel family ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carcajou

1. a carnivorous mammal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcajou

carburizing
carbutamide
carbuterol hydrochloride
carby
carbylamine
carbylamines
carbyne
carbynes
carbynic
carbynium
carbyniums
carcade
carcaded
carcades
carcading
carcajou (current term)
carcajous
carcake
carcakes
carcanet
carcanets
carcase
carcased
carcases
carcasing
carcel

Literary usage of Carcajou

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1. The Philosophical History and Memoirs of the Royal Academy of Sciences at by Académie royale des sciences (France) (1742)
"... has alfo fent fuch another of the carcajou, of which we here give an abridgment. The carcajou is a carnivorous animal, which inhabits the ..."

2. Essays and Observations on Natural History, Anatomy, Physiology, Psychology by John Hunter, Richard Owen (1861)
"The racoon has a little of this. giant THE carcajou ... The carcajou differs in the more carnassial character of the ..."

3. Red Cloud, the Solitary Sioux: A Story of the Great Prairie by William Francis Butler (1882)
"... night's trapping—A retreat—In the teeth of the north wind —The carcajou—A miss and a hit—News of Indians—Danger ahead—A friendly storm1—The hut again. ..."

4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1806)
"In the woods, the carcajou hides itself among the branches of the trees till it finds an opportunity of '~: leaping on the back of its ..."

5. An Universal History: From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time by George Sale, George Psalmanazar, Archibald Bower, George Shelvocke, John Campbell, John Swinton (1763)
"When it inhabits the thick woods, it make its roads in winter like the elk, and is, in the fame manner, attacked there by the carcajou ; but when it is in ..."

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