sewellel


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se·wel·lel

 (sə-wĕl′əl)
[Chinook šwalál, robe of sewellel skins.]
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sewellel

(sɪˈwɛləl)
n
(Animals) the mountain beaver. See beaver13
[C19: probably from Chinook]
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Noun1.sewellel - bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North Americasewellel - bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Aplodontia, genus Aplodontia - type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers
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All large rodents, including gopher, paca, marmot, beaver, sewellel, viscacha, and hutia.