carcajou

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car·ca·jou

 (kär′kə-jo͞o′, -zho͞o′)
n.

[Canadian French, from Montagnais kuàkuàtsheu.]

carcajou

(ˈkɑːkəˌdʒuː; -ˌʒuː)
n
(Animals) a North American name for wolverine
[C18: from Canadian French, from Algonquian karkajou]
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Noun1.carcajou - stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammalcarcajou - stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal
mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal - fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
genus Gulo, Gulo - a genus of Mustelidae
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A l'importante colonie d'oies de Ross et de petites oies des neiges situee Karrak Lake au Nunavut (Canada), on a vu des carcajous tuer deux oies, prendre 13 oeufs dans l2nids d'oies, et prendre trois carcasses d'oies dans deux terriers de renards.