prairie wolf


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prairie wolf

n.
See coyote.
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prairie wolf

n
(Animals) another name for coyote1
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coy•o•te

(kaɪˈoʊ ti, ˈkaɪ oʊt)

n., pl. -tes, (esp. collectively) -te.
1. a wolflike, medium-sized North American canid, Canis latrans.
2. Slang. a person who smuggles Latin Americans into the U.S. for a fee.
[1825–35; earlier cuiota, cayota < Mexican Spanish coyote < Nahuatl coyōtl]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prairie wolf - small wolf native to western North Americaprairie wolf - small wolf native to western North America
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
coydog - offspring of a coyote and a dog
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Olmstead, who was born in Canada, moved to Australia at the age of three and played Shute Shield rugby for Parramatta Two Blues as well as Canadian club rugby with the Prairie Wolf Pack in Calgary.
And his sights are now set on the traditional summer tour by England Counties - the vehicle for players from National League One down to represent their country - which this year will be to Canada for games against BC Bears (in Vancouver, June 3), Canadian champions Prairie Wolf Pack (Calgary, June 7) and Ontario Blues (Toronto, June 11).
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Stretton (10-1) got the strong pace he needs but only just prevailed by a neck from Prairie Wolf (20-1), with Liquid Form (16-1) a short head away in a bunch finish.
Prairie Wolf (2.05) will be making his fourth consecutive appearance in the Littlewoods Bet Direct Summer Handicap, which kicks off the five-day meeting on Tuesday.
Jamie Spencer forced the 6-1 shot through a narrow gap between Pat Eddery's mount Parisien Star and Frankie Dettori on 11-2 favourite Prairie Wolf inside the final furlong to lift the pounds 350,000 event by a length and a quarter and a head.
PRAIRIE WOLF (4.15) can book his ticket for another trip to Glorious Goodwood next month by gaining his first victory for nearly two years at Pontefract today.
I had hunted the pronghorn, grouse and prairie wolf. I had experienced the northern plains as few men of my time have done.