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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal.

Usage examples (19)
  • The Canadian voyageurs call the wolverene "carcajou;" while among the
  • With a view to repair the fault he had committed, he called to him the carcajou, and bade him go up the tree, and release the sun by cutting the snare.
  • The carcajou, or wild cat, is the natural enemy of the elk, which, by the by, has become almost as rare an animal on the western continent as the mastodon or mammoth.
  • The carcajou, who cannot endure the water, quits his hold immediately; but, if the water happen to be at too great a distance, he will destroy the elk before he reaches it. for more
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