Definition of Prairie wolf

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

Exact synonyms: Brush Wolf, Canis Latrans, Coyote
Generic synonyms: Wolf
Specialized synonyms: Coydog

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Wolf

prairie sagewort
prairie schooner
prairie schooners
prairie smoke
prairie soil
prairie star
prairie sunflower
prairie trefoil
prairie trillium
prairie vole
prairie wagon
prairie wake-robin
prairie white-fringed orchid
prairie white-fringed orchis
prairie willow
prairie wolf (current term)
praise the Lord
praise to the skies

Literary usage of Prairie wolf

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1. Sporting Adventures in the Far West by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"THE prairie wolf. The prairie wolf—Origin of its name—Its position among the ... THK prairie wolf or coyote (Canis ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"They are the Small Wolves of Du Pratz the prairie wolf of Gass ; the prairie wolf and Burrowing Dog of Lewis and Clark, and of Schoolcraft ; the Cased ..."

3. The Journals of Washington Irving (hitherto Unpublished) by Washington Irving (1919)
"In the course of the morning we see a prairie wolf in the distance ... A few miles further we see another prairie wolf beside a ravine near the road — all ..."

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