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

  • n. A large, tawny gray wolf (Canis lupus) that formerly occupied diverse habitats throughout northern North America and Eurasia but now lives in fewer, more limited areas because of human encroachment. Also called timber wolf.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of grey wolf.

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

  • n. a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North America


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