from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A solitary mustelid mammal (Gulo gulo) of northern regions, having a heavyset body, short legs, dark fur, and a bushy tail, and known for its aggressive predatory behavior.
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- noun A solitary, fierce member of the
weaselfamily, Gulo gulo.
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- noun stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal
- noun a native or resident of Michigan
- noun musteline mammal of northern Eurasia
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
What’s hot this time of year in wolverine goodies.
I love the idea of wolverine being a happy month because of Linda!
Not sure I like the idea of wolverine being the leader, takes a bit away from his lone wolf style.
It is generally conceded by the most experienced fur-hunters of the northern forest, that while the wolverine is a crafty brute and difficult to hunt, yet of all forest creatures the coloured fox is the hardest to trap.
The Drama of the Forests Romance and Adventure Arthur Henry Howard Heming 1905
The severe frosts of winter freeze the lodge into such a solid structure that the beaver is safe against the wolverine, which is unable to break through the wall, resembling the adobe structures found in Mexico and the Southwest.
The Life of Kit Carson Ellis, Edward S 1889
The fur of the wolverine was a mixed black and white, but neither black nor white is the word to use.
The Story of Ab A Tale of the Time of the Cave Man Stanley Waterloo 1879
The severe frosts of winter freeze the lodge into such a solid structure that the beaver is safe against the wolverine, which is unable to break through the wall, resembling the adobe structures found in
The Life of Kit Carson Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Indian Agent and Colonel U.S.A. Edward Sylvester Ellis 1878
But the wolverine is a plucky animal when thus assailed, and he made a good fight for his hard-earned supper.
Three Boys in the Wild North Land Egerton Ryerson Young 1874
If the wolverine is the elusive wayfaring celebrity of the clan, then the marten, as its name might suggest, is the accountant.
High Country News - Most Recent Eric Wagner 2010
The zoo's only male wolverine, which is a dog-sized member of ...