Definition of Groundhog

1. Noun. Reddish brown North American marmot.

Exact synonyms: Marmota Monax, Woodchuck
Generic synonyms: Marmot



Definition of Groundhog

1. Noun. A red-brown marmot, ''Marmota monax'', native to North America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Groundhog

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundhog

grounded
grounded theory
groundedly
groundedness
grounden
grounder
grounders
groundes
groundfire
groundfish
groundfished
groundfishes
groundfishing
groundfloor
groundfloors
groundhog (current term)
groundhogs
groundhopper
groundhoppers
grounding
groundings
groundkeeper
groundkeepers
groundless
groundlessly
groundlessness
groundling
groundlings
groundly

Literary usage of Groundhog

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1. The Myth of Hiawatha: And Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1856)
"... OB THE groundhog FAMILY. AN ODJIBWA FABLE. ... or groundhog, with a numerous family of young ones, was burrowing in her ..."

2. Skill Sharpeners Reading, Grade 3 by Kathy Mattenklodt (2005)
"Two groundhog Friends "If Candlemas Day is bright and clear. ... The settlers believed that the groundhog was very smart and could predict this kind of ..."

3. Myths and Legends of the Mississippi Valley and the Great Lakes by Katharine Berry Judson (1914)
"S THE groundhog DANCE Cherokee EVEN wolves once caught a groundhog. ... groundhog said, "When we find good food, we should rejoice over it, as people do in ..."

4. Holidays & Celebrations: How to Make Books W/Children by Joy Evans, Jill Norris (1997)
"If the groundhog comes out of his winter burrow and sees his shadow, ... However, if the day is cloudy, the groundhog will not see his shadow and will stay ..."

5. The Ultimate Shape Book Grades K-2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2002)
"groundhog, Literature Connections Prewriting Geoffrey groundhog Predicts the Weather by Bruce Koscielniak; Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995. ..."

6. Art for All Seasonsby Joy Evans, Jo Ellen Moore by Joy Evans, Jo Ellen Moore (2004)
"Up pops Mr. groundhog! Ask him what he knows. Will we have sunshine? ... Howdy, groundhog STEPS TO FOLLOW 1. Fold up 4" (10 cm) of the green paper, a. ..."

7. Holiday Art Projects by Betsy Franco, Jo Ellen Moore (1997)
"February 2 An old folk tale says that if a groundhog comes out of its burrow and sees its ... If the day is cloudy and the groundhog doesn't see its shadow, ..."

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