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Meaning of MARMOT

Pronunciation:  'mârmut

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the northern hemisphere; hibernates in winter

MARMOT is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: genus Marmota, gnawer, gnawing animal, groundhog, hoary marmot, Marmota, Marmota caligata, Marmota flaviventris, Marmota monax, rockchuck, rodent, whistler, whistling marmot, woodchuck, yellowbelly marmot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mar"mot\, n. [It. marmotta, marmotto, prob. fr. L. mus
montanus, or mus montis, lit., mountain mouse or rat. See
{Mountain}, and {Mouse}.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any rodent of the genus {Arctomys}. The common
   European marmot ({A. marmotta}) is about the size of a
   rabbit, and inhabits the higher regions of the Alps and
   Pyrenees. The bobac is another European species. The
   common American species ({A. monax}) is the woodchuck.

2. Any one of several species of ground squirrels or gophers
   of the genus {Spermophilus}; also, the prairie dog.

{Marmot squirrel} (Zo["o]l.), a ground squirrel or

{Prairie marmot}. See {Prairie dog}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a marmot in your dream means that a person of your opposite sex is serving as a lure to your downfall.