Definition of Prairie wolf
1. Noun. Small wolf native to western North America.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Wolf
Literary usage of Prairie wolf
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Sporting Adventures in the Far West by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"THE prairie wolf. The prairie wolf—Origin of its name—Its position among the ... THK prairie wolf or coyote (Canis ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"They are the Small Wolves of Du Pratz the prairie wolf of Gass ; the prairie wolf and Burrowing Dog of Lewis and Clark, and of Schoolcraft ; the Cased ..."
3. The Journals of Washington Irving (hitherto Unpublished) by Washington Irving (1919)
"In the course of the morning we see a prairie wolf in the distance ... A few miles further we see another prairie wolf beside a ravine near the road — all ..."