American badger

noun

: a badger (Taxidea taxus) of western North America

Word History

First Known Use

1770, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American badger was in 1770

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“American badger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20badger. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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