Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See woodchuck. See Regional Note at woodchuck.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A red-brown marmot, Marmota monax, native to North America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The aardvark.
  • n. A reddish brown North American burrowing marmot (Marmota monax), also called the woodchuck. It hibernates in the winter.
  • n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The American marmot, Arctomys monax, more commonly called woodchuck. See cut under Arctomys.
  • n. The aardvark or ant-eater of Africa, Orycteropus capensis. Also called ground-pig and earth-hog. See cut under aardvark.
  • n. One of the fat white grubs or larvæ of some beetles, as the June-bug or the May-beetle. Also called white-grub.
  • n. 4. A Madagascan insectivorous mammal of the family Centetidæ, as the Centetes ecaudatus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. reddish brown North American marmot

Etymologies

ground + hog (Wiktionary)

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