Any of several species of marsupial; usually smaller and stockier than kangaroos
noun (es, pl2=walrus)
(countable) Large Arctic marine mammal (Odobenus rosmarus), related to seals and having long tusks, tough, wrinkled skin, and four flippers.
A species of wild pig native to Africa.
A nickname for the w:A-10 Thunderbolt II, A-10 Thunderbolt II air support warplane
A species of antelope endemic to Africa.
A large ungulate, widely used as a domestic animal in Asia, South America. North Africa and Europe.
(context, US, colloquial) A water tank mounted on a trailer to be towed by a motor vehicle.
noun (pluralwater rats)
any of various rodents from Florida and southern Georgia, especially Neofiber alleni; the muskrat
(informal) the Eurasian water vole
(slang) a petty thief or waterfront ruffian
(slang) a person fond of water sports
(Australia) a member of the Water Police.
The least weasel, (Mustela nivalis)
Any of the carnivorous mammals of the genus Mustela, having a slender body, a long tail and usually a light brown upper coat and light-coloured belly.
The taxonomic family Mustelidae is also called the family.
verbto weasel (present participleweaselling (UK), weaseling (US), past tense and past participleweaselled (UK), weaseled (US))
To benefit by clever or devious means, esp. to escape a commitment (from the supposed cunningness of the weasel).
:To weasel out of doing something
:To weasel something out of somebody
noun (wikipedia, Whistler)
someone or something that whistles
the whistling marmot
(physics) an audio-frequency electromagnetic wave produced by atmospheric disturbances such as lightning
An albino elephant.
(idiom) An ornament etc that is unwanted or is a financial burden; an unprofitable investment.
A pig, scientific name Sus scrofa.
wild relative of the domestic house cat, member of the genus Felis
one of several large undomesticated species of cat, such as the bobcat
Upon checking it out, we found a total of 13 newborn wildcats, nine newborn tigers and two newborn leopards. (CNN, 2003.04.24)
(figuratively) a person who acts like a wildcat, often sexually
2002, The Young and the Restless (TV, September 26)
:Anyone who's man enough to have landed a like you had to be quite a guy.
(Firearms) a caliber of ammunition derived by amending another type of cartridge and not made by commercial manufacturers.
relating to oil exploration in an area where no oil has been found before
unauthorized by the proper authorities
Jewish settlers have also been active putting up five new outposts on hilltops in the West Bank to try to thwart their Prime Minister Ariel Sharon... (CNN, 2003.06.15)
Another term for the gnu.
The European bison, Bison bonasus.
(plural of, wolf)
Member of a family of herbivorous, burrowing marsupials, mainly found in southern and eastern Australia. Their Scientific Latin family name is Phascolomyidae, or Vombatidae, of the superorder Marsupialia.
(Wombats are similar to small bears, but the female carries her young in a pouch.)
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? — popular tongue-twister.
a European rodent, Apodemus sylvaticus, that tends to live in hedgerows