Definitions

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  • n. The wolverine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The wolverine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The American glutton, carcajou, or wolverene, Gulo luscus. Also queequehatch.

Etymologies

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From East Cree *kwiihkwahaacheew (modern Cree ᑮᐦᑲᐧᐦᐋᐦᑫᐤ (kîhkwahâhkêw, "wolverine"); compare Ojibwe gwiingwa'aage), assimilated to quick + hatch.

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  • wolverine

    October 19, 2008