Definition of Gray wolf

1. Noun. A wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North America.

Exact synonyms: Canis Lupus, Grey Wolf, Timber Wolf
Generic synonyms: Wolf



Definition of Gray wolf

1. Noun. (American English) (alternative spelling of grey wolf) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gray Wolf

gray skate
gray snapper
gray sole
gray squirrel
gray substance
gray syndrome
gray tape
gray tapes
gray tuber
gray tubercle
gray wedge
gray whale
gray willow
gray wing
gray wolf (current term)
gray wolves
grayback
graybacks
graybar hotel
graybeard
graybeards
graybodies
graybody
grayed
grayer
grayest
grayfish
grayfishes
grayflies

Literary usage of Gray wolf

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
""His big cousin, Howler the gray wolf,— sometimes called Timber Wolf, — is found now only in the forests of the North and the mountains of the Great West. ..."

2. Historical View of the Progress of Discovery on the More Northern Coasts of by Patrick Fraser Tytler, James Wilson (1836)
"It may be characterized as bearing the same near relation to the prairie wolf as the Esquimaux dog does to the great gray wolf of America. ..."

3. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"gray wolf Cam's occidental (Richardson) Called also Timber Wolf. ... The gray wolf that formerly ranged in great packs over every part of this country is ..."

4. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"gray wolf Canis occidentalis (Richardson) Called also Timber Wolf. ... The gray wolf that formerly ranged in great packs over every part of this country is ..."

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