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  • noun Plural form of marmot.

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Examples

  • LONDON -- Longer summers are causing large mountain rodents called marmots to grow larger and get better at surviving, according to a 33-year study published today in

    NASA Earth Observatory

  • On thcfe hills are a great number of animals called marmots, of a brownilli colour, having feet like a badger, and nearly of the fame fize.

    A new collection of voyages, discoveries and travels : containing whatever is worthy of notice, in Europe, Asia, Africa and America

  • The workshop was held in the Snow Bear Condominiums, which boasted comfortable beds, plenty of hot water, well-equipped kitchens, and breathtaking views both down the mountain (trees, rock formations, pristine streams, deer, and marmots) and up the mountain (looming cliff down which pebbles continually rattled).

    Rio Hondo workshop

  • Below the earth were the tunnels of plowing and burrowing badgers, prairie dogs, black-footed ferrets, mice, foxes, skunks, marmots, thirteen-striped chipmunks and ground squirrels, their subterranean work loosening and aerating the soil, allowing rainfall and snowmelt to recharge the water table below.

    Bird Cloud

  • Today, in the summer twilight at Bird Cloud, the greasewood and rabbitbrush hunch themselves into giant marmots, crippled elk.

    Bird Cloud

  • The workshop was held in the Snow Bear Condominiums, which boasted comfortable beds, plenty of hot water, well-equipped kitchens, and breathtaking views both down the mountain (trees, rock formations, pristine streams, deer, and marmots) and up the mountain (looming cliff down which pebbles continually rattled).

    Rio Hondo workshop

  • So much soil had covered these stones over the centuries and so many badgers, marmots, foxes, coyotes and prairie dogs had built and dug around them that they were almost impossible to see except in the satellite photo.

    Bird Cloud

  • The sources of the epidemic were marmots in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Today, in the summer twilight at Bird Cloud, the greasewood and rabbitbrush hunch themselves into giant marmots, crippled elk.

    Bird Cloud

  • § The plague is a contagious disease, which is spread by rodents, such as rats, mice, and marmots.

    Modern Science in the Bible

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