Eastern timber wolf

noun
plural Eastern timber wolves

Definition of Eastern timber wolf

: a gray wolf (Canis lupus lycaon) originally of the eastern U.S. and southeastern Canada but with a range in the U.S. now restricted to Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin

First Known Use of Eastern timber wolf

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Eastern timber wolf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eastern%20timber%20wolf. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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