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Wolf vs. Coyote

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Wolfnoun

The gray wolf, specifically all subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus) that are not dingoes or dogs.

Coyotenoun

Canis latrans, a species of canine native to North America.

Wolfnoun

A man who makes amorous advances to many women.

Coyotenoun

A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.

Wolfnoun

(music) A wolf tone or wolf note.

Coyoteverb

To prospect for gold by manually digging holes into overlying earth, as into a hillside.

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Wolfnoun

One of the destructive, and usually hairy, larvae of several species of beetles and grain moths.

‘the bee wolf’;

Coyotenoun

A carnivorous animal (Canis latrans), allied to the dog, found in the western part of North America; - called also prairie wolf. Its voice is a snapping bark, followed by a prolonged, shrill howl.

Wolfnoun

(figurative) Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially, want; starvation.

‘They toiled hard to keep the wolf from the door.’;

Coyotenoun

small wolf native to western North America

Wolfnoun

A white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.

Coyotenoun

someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually acress the Mexican border)

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Wolfnoun

(obsolete) An eating ulcer or sore. See lupus.

Coyotenoun

a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)

Wolfnoun

A willying machine.

Coyotenoun

a wild dog that resembles the wolf, native to North America.

Wolfverb

(transitive) To devour; to gobble; to eat (something) voraciously.

Coyotenoun

a person who smuggles people from Latin America across the US border, typically for a very high fee

‘at the bus station, there were coyotes offering to drive us to Los Angeles’;

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Wolfverb

To make amorous advances to many women; to hit on women; to cruise for sex.

Coyote

The coyote (Canis latrans) is a species of canine native to North America. It is smaller than its close relative, the wolf, and slightly smaller than the closely related eastern wolf and red wolf.

Wolfverb

(intransitive) To hunt for wolves.

Wolfnoun

Any one of several species of wild and savage carnivores belonging to the genus Canis and closely allied to the common dog. The best-known and most destructive species are the European wolf (Canis lupus), the American gray, or timber, wolf (Canis occidentalis), and the prairie wolf, or coyote. Wolves often hunt in packs, and may thus attack large animals and even man.

Wolfnoun

One of the destructive, and usually hairy, larvæ of several species of beetles and grain moths; as, the bee wolf.

Wolfnoun

Fig.: Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially, want; starvation; as, they toiled hard to keep the wolf from the door.

Wolfnoun

A white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.

Wolfnoun

An eating ulcer or sore. Cf. Lupus.

‘If God should send a cancer upon thy face, or a wolf into thy side.’;

Wolfnoun

The harsh, howling sound of some of the chords on an organ or piano tuned by unequal temperament.

Wolfnoun

A willying machine.

Wolfnoun

any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs

Wolfnoun

Austrian composer (1860-1903)

Wolfnoun

German classical scholar who claimed that the Iliad and Odyssey were composed by several authors (1759-1824)

Wolfnoun

a man who is aggressive in making amorous advances to women

Wolfnoun

a cruelly rapacious person

Wolfverb

eat hastily;

‘The teenager wolfed down the pizza’;

Wolf

The wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the gray wolf or grey wolf, is a large canine native to Eurasia and North America. More than thirty subspecies of Canis lupus have been recognized, and gray wolves, as colloquially understood, comprise non-domestic/feral subspecies.

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