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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Heavy-bodied yellowish-brown marmot of stony areas of western North America.

Usage examples (3)
  • (Also called a "rockchuck", if it happens to be found on a rock, like this one.)
  • We stopped once to watch a big fat rockchuck grubbing around a bunch of wineberry bushes.
  • The rockchuck, or yellow-bellied marmot, found from California, Texas, and New Mexico to British Columbia and southwestern Alberta, is another close woodchuck relative. for more
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