prairie wolf


: coyote

Examples of prairie wolf in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also known as brush wolves, prairie wolves, and American jackals, coyotes vary in size based on their geographical location. Richard Mann, Field & Stream, 17 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prairie wolf was in 1804

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“Prairie wolf.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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