coydog

noun

coy·​dog ˈkȯi-ˌdȯg How to pronounce coydog (audio)
: a hybrid between a coyote and a feral dog

Word History

Etymology

coyote + dog

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coydog was in 1950

Dictionary Entries Near coydog

Cite this Entry

“Coydog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coydog. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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