Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The, prairie-dog of North America, Cynomys ludovicianus. See cut under prairie-dog, and compare second cut under owl.
- n. [Misunderstood by Cooper as a name for the whippoor-will, it was so used by him in his novel “The Wept of Wish-ton-Wish,” and elsewhere.
- n. US, obsolete The prairie dog.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The prairie dog.
- From a Native American word which was an onomatopoeic representation of the animals' cry. (Wiktionary)
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All squirrels, all the time.
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Words with the first three or more letters repeated at the end, unless all letters are repeated (for those, see Isograms of lengths six, eight and ten). Overlaps are okay (alfalfa, entente), but wo...
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