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Meaning of WOODCHUCK

Pronunciation:  'wûd`chuk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  reddish brown North American marmot
 

WOODCHUCK is a 9 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: groundhog, Marmota monax
 
 See Also: marmot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wood"chuck`\, n.
1. (Zo["o]l.) A common large North American marmot ({Arctomys
   monax}). It is usually reddish brown, more or less
   grizzled with gray. It makes extensive burrows, and is
   often injurious to growing crops. Called also {ground
   hog}.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The yaffle, or green woodpecker. [Prov. Eng.]

 

 

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