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

  • n. The hybrid offspring of a coyote and a feral dog.

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  • n. a hybrid between a coyote and a feral dog

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the offspring of a coyote and a dog.

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

  • n. offspring of a coyote and a dog


coy(ote) + dog.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


  • It could be a number of things: a wolf-dog cross; a very unusual hybrid of a gray wolf and a coyote; a coydog, a coyote-dog cross; or a wolf from Minnesota or Wisconsin.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Bud had a coydog that lived in chains in a ramshackle hut out back, part coyote, part alley mutt.


  • The Ursans smelled like a cross between wet coydog and rancid fish.

    The Silent Warrior

  • What I said coydog was as far as I'm concerned I'm not doing anything professional or journalistic RIGHT NOW.

    CapeCodToday Blog Chowder

  • -- Posted by coydog on Mon, Mar 2, 2009, 4: 02 pm EST Sports


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  • Aproximately as appetising as a corndog.

    November 13, 2007