Complete Definition of "woodchuck"

English
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Etymology
By alteration of Cree otchek or Ojibwe ojiig (fisher, marten), subsequently redefined as groundhog.

Pronunciation
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots. Scientific name: Marmota monax.

#:How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? &mdash; popular tongue-twister.

Synonyms
groundhog
Marmota monax
squeaver
whistlepig

Translations
Finnish: metsämurmeli
French: marmotte (dâAmérique) f
German: Waldmurmeltier n
Lithuanian: miškinis švilpikas
Polish: Åwiszcz
Russian: ÑÑÑок (surók) m
Spanish: marmota (americana) f

Category:Rodents

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