coyote vs wolf

coyote wolf

Definitions

  • 1) Canis latrans, a species of canine native to North America.
  • 2) A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.
  • 3) Slang A person who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States, especially across the Mexican border.
  • 4) A firefighter who is sent to battle remote, usually very severe forest fires, often for days at a time.
  • 5) A wolflike carnivorous mammal (Canis latrans) of North and Central America, having grayish-brown or yellowish fur, large erect ears, and a drooping bushy tail.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) A carnivorous animal (Canis latrans), allied to the dog, found in the western part of North America; -- called also prairie wolf. Its voice is a snapping bark, followed by a prolonged, shrill howl.
  • 7) a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)
  • 8) someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)
  • 9) No less than eleven species of coyotes have been recognized by Merriam, the name Canis latrans being restricted to the eastern form whose type-locality is Iowa. The species from Lower California is C. peninsuiæ; the Californian form is C. ochropus; and that from Indian Territory is C. frustror.
  • 10) The Spanish and now the usual name of the common prairie- or barking-wolf of western North America, Canis latrans, abundant almost everywhere from the great plains to the Pacific.
  • 11) To prospect for gold by manually digging holes into overlying earth, as into a hillside.

Definitions

  • 1) Slang A man who habitually makes aggressive sexual advances to women.
  • 2) Any of various similar or related mammals, such as the hyena.
  • 3) The destructive larva of any of various moths, beetles, or flies.
  • 4) Dissonance in perfect fifths on a keyboard instrument tuned to a system of unequal temperament.
  • 5) Any of several carnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, especially the gray wolf of northern regions, that typically live and hunt in packs.
  • 6) The fur of such an animal.
  • 7) A harshness in some tones of a bowed stringed instrument produced by defective vibration.
  • 8) One that is regarded as predatory, rapacious, and fierce.
  • 9) The harsh, howling sound of some of the chords on an organ or piano tuned by unequal temperament.
  • 10) (Textile Manuf.) A willying machine.
  • 11) (Zoöl.) A black variety of the American gray wolf.
  • 12) (Zoöl.) the Thibetan wolf (Canis laniger); -- called also chanco.
  • 13) to keep away poverty; to prevent starvation. See Wolf, 3, above.
  • 14) (Zoöl.) See in the Vocabulary.
  • 15) (Zoöl.) the striped hyena.
  • 16) Fig.: Any very ravenous, rapacious, or destructive person or thing; especially, want; starvation.
  • 17) (Zoöl.) the coyote.
  • 18) (Zoöl.) an Asiatic wolf (Canis pallipes) which somewhat resembles a jackal. Called also landgak.
  • 19) (Bot.) the tomato, or love apple (Lycopersicum esculentum).
  • 20) (Zoöl.) a wolf fish.
  • 21) In bowed instruments, a harshness due to defective vibration in certain notes of the scale.
  • 22) (Zoöl.) A dog bred between a dog and a wolf, as the Eskimo dog.
  • 23) (Zoöl.) any one of several species of large, voracious marine fishes of the genus Anarrhichas, especially the common species (Anarrhichas lupus) of Europe and North America. These fishes have large teeth and powerful jaws. Called also catfish, sea cat, sea wolf, stone biter, and swinefish.
  • 24) (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of wild and savage carnivores belonging to the genus Canis and closely allied to the common dog. The best-known and most destructive species are the European wolf (Canis lupus), the American gray, or timber, wolf (Canis occidentalis), and the prairie wolf, or coyote. Wolves often hunt in packs, and may thus attack large animals and even man.
  • 25) a kind of net used in fishing, which takes great numbers of fish.
  • 26) (Zoöl.) the zebra wolf.
  • 27) obsolete An eating ulcer or sore. Cf. Lupus.
  • 28) (Zoöl.) the spotted hyena.
  • 29) A white worm, or maggot, which infests granaries.
  • 30) (Zoöl.) One of the destructive, and usually hairy, larvæ of several species of beetles and grain moths.
  • 31) A wooden fence placed across a ditch in the corner of a field, to prevent cattle from straying into another field by means of the ditch.
  • 32) In entomology:
  • 33) The larva of a bot-fly; a warble.
  • 34) A digitigrade carnivorous canine quadruped, Cants lupus, of the lupine or thoöid series of Canidæ; hence, some similar animal.
  • 35) In instruments of the viol class, a discordant or false vibration in a string when stopped at a certain point, usually due to a defect in the structure or adjustment of the instrument. Sometimes called wolf-note.
  • 36) A small naked caterpillar, the larva of Tinea granella, the wolf-moth, which infests granaries.
  • 37) A tuberculous excrescence which rapidly eats away the flesh. See lupus, 3.
  • 38) A person noted for ravenousness, cruelty, cunning, or the like: used in opprobrium.
  • 39) The harsh discord heard in certain chords of keyboard-instruments, especially the organ, when tuned on some system of unequal temperament.
  • 40) A chord or interval in which such a discord appears.
  • 41) Same as willow.
  • 42) Tohuntforwolves.
  • 43) To eat greedily or voraciously.
  • 44) (wolf in sheep's clothing) One who feigns congeniality while actually holding malevolent intentions.
  • 45) (wolf at the door) Creditors or a creditor.

Examples

  • 1) coyote willow is a totally different beast.
  • 2) ‘There are 36 species of Canidae, including dogs, wolves, coyotes, jackals and foxes.’
  • 3) ‘Other predators are red foxes, coyotes, wolves, bear, mountain lions, lynx, bobcats, eagles, and great horned owls.’
  • 4) ‘Eagles, rattlesnakes, deer, pronghorn antelope, foxes, coyotes, and mountain lions roam the area.’
  • 5) ‘Whitetail deer, coyote, red fox, snowshoe hare and raccoon often make appearances.’
  • 6) ‘Today Wyoming's Bighorn Basin, home to pronghorns and prairie dogs, coyotes and rattlesnakes, is nearly a desert.’
  • 7) ‘Their predators include great horned owls, bobcats, cougars, coyotes, and foxes, so wariness is in their blood.’
  • 8) ‘Mating between eastern Canadian wolves, red wolves, and coyotes is possible, he said, because they share a common ancestor.’
  • 9) ‘Major predators of the otter include sharks, killer whales, coyotes, brown bears and even eagles.’
  • 10) ‘A mixed pack of coyotes and wild dogs had found the open gate.’
  • 11) ‘Grizzly bears and bison were exterminated, and coyotes and prairie dogs were shot on sight and poisoned.’
  • 12) ‘Adult red foxes may also be attacked by coyotes, wolves, or other predators, but this is rarely in order to eat them.’
  • 13) ‘Sometimes falling prey, on land, to wolves and coyotes, the otter's principal enemies are humans.’
  • 14) ‘Predators, such as coyotes, swift foxes, and skunks, are a major problem for ground nesting birds.’
  • 15) ‘The virus is carried by a number of wild animals, including coyotes, foxes, and some wolves.’
  • 16) ‘The red wolf is larger than a coyote and smaller than a gray wolf.’
  • 17) ‘Wolves tend to eat larger prey, like elk - but coyotes prey on young antelope.’
  • 18) ‘Also, coyotes were often observed hunting rodents in the cranberry bogs at the rendezvous site.’
  • 19) ‘With a blink, his eyes adjusted and decided it was either a wild dog or a wolf or a coyote.’
  • 20) ‘These animals clearly act like coyotes and not wolves.’
  • 21) ‘Dogs and coyotes have been injured and even killed by llamas.’
  • 22) ‘Over time I was also able to use non-American friends as coyotes to smuggle refills.’
  • 23) ‘To get past the border guards, immigrants from Mexico hire smugglers - called coyotes - to guide them through crossing points.’
  • 24) ‘His only choice was to travel to Tijuana and hire a coyote (immigrant smuggler) to take him across the border.’
  • 25) ‘His remarks were typical of the government to attribute the death toll on the border to the coyotes.’
  • 26) ‘The coyotes charge $5000 to bring somebody here from Honduras or Guatemala.’
  • 27) ‘Once in Sasabe, the migrants will break up into smaller groups and head out with their coyotes along the many smuggler trails.’
  • 28) ‘Daniel paid a coyote who took him to the hills near Mexicali with 20 others who waited for the right time to cross.’
  • 29) ‘If the coyote (the smuggler) doesn't kill the immigrant, the desert or Border Patrol likely will.’
  • 30) ‘And I started a smuggling unit to go after coyotes here.’
  • 31) ‘As the government's operations grew more sophisticated, so did those of the smugglers, or coyotes.’
  • 32) ‘He continued across the border with the help of coyotes.’
  • 33) ‘After the law was passed, and border control was stepped up, the coyotes began to charge more money.’
  • 34) ‘After crossing the border they were abandoned by coyotes or polleros, the smugglers who transported them into the US.’
  • 35) ‘My brother and I were brought over by a coyote who took us to a remote location where we had to squirm under a fence and then run for dear life.’
  • 36) ‘The coyotes and the bewildered souls kneeling in the headlights know that the border war cannot be fought like this forever.’
  • 37) ‘In addition to prosecuting so-called coyotes, he also plans to charge the illegal aliens they smuggle with being co-conspirators.’
  • 38) ‘A Denver television station recorded the coyotes transporting van loads of illegal aliens in broad daylight.’
  • 39) ‘They are called coyotes, the men and women who offer to sneak illegal aliens across the border.’
  • 40) ‘Sonia's husband, a coyote, relied on his borderland knowledge to track her after she fled across the border.’
  • 41) ‘The busboy will be working long hours until he earns back the $2000 it cost in coyote fees to get across the border.’
  • 42) they saw a coyote in the dark but it escaped

Examples

  • 1) Their polar bear counterpart appears wolf like.
  • 2) Once loose they'll behave like wolves.
  • 3) Hungry like the wolf, you might say.
  • 4) Bears, wolves and wild boar are common in Russia.
  • 5) An inventor in Finland has devised a new method of keeping dogs safe from wolves: little protective vests.
  • 6) They are like lone wolves and sometimes can be more dangerous as it is not easy to identify them,' said one security official.
  • 7) Especially when he heard the cry of wolves nearby.
  • 8) Wolves hunt better in packs than alone.
  • 9) These almost empty mountains where wolves and bears still roam are remote only because nobody comes.
  • 10) The raven and wolf are important animals to me.
  • 11) While keeping the wolf from the door.
  • 12) We need to teach people that they can eat wolves too and become heroes.
  • 13) Used to hunt wolves who tried to kill our animals.
  • 14) Sleeping with wild wolves is more my sort of terrifying.
  • 15) Another fear is that they will cry wolf once too often and a real illness will be missed.
  • 16) Man is a wolf to man.
  • 17) It has no bears or wolves.
  • 18) They'd cut your skin to look underneath for wolf fur.
  • 19) You are the don, and a bit of a lone wolf.
  • 20) Well, it might if you were a dog or a wolf.
  • 21) In any case, dogs are not wolves.
  • 22) The couple say they have spent thousands of hours training the animals because of wolves' fearsome nature.
  • 23) Wolves pulled one back before half-time.
  • 24) Now the wolf is back.
  • 25) He seems to be doing well, if the food I wolf down when he brings it home is anything to go by.
  • 26) Of all these the grey wolf is the most common, and is _par excellence the wolf_; but there are districts in which individuals of other colours predominate.
  • 27) One howlin 'wolf is awesome enough ... but three???
  • 28) Zenmomma's Garden: One howlin 'wolf is awesome enough ... but three???
  • 29) I think a certain wolf is starting to snarl about it being time for his story.
  • 30) The Lakota say "we are all reletives", the wolf is our brother and deserves our respect.
  • 31) In other words, the wolf is a "persistence predator."
  • 32) ‘Among wild dogs and wolves, the cooperative hunting pack includes both males and females, and they provision both pups and a nursing mother.’
  • 33) ‘Did you know that the last British wolf was shot in Scotland in the Fifteenth Century and that the last wolf living wild in England was trapped and killed nearly a thousand years ago?’
  • 34) ‘Wild dogs, especially the big wild dogs, are famously family oriented, and wolves are no exception.’
  • 35) ‘Their proposal would allow wolves that attack hunting dogs or livestock outside of fenced areas to be shot.’
  • 36) ‘With a blink, his eyes adjusted and decided it was either a wild dog or a wolf or a coyote.’
  • 37) ‘No, it was not a dog's head but probably of one of the wild canines; a wolf or perhaps a jackal.’
  • 38) ‘Everything from saber-toothed carnivores and wolves to flying squirrels and anteaters were produced independently.’
  • 39) ‘The extent of livestock loss to wolves is often overstated, wolves typically prefer their wild prey.’
  • 40) ‘Inukai suggested that the fate of the wolf and wild dog was tied to that of the deer.’
  • 41) ‘In medieval times the area was a hunting forest, roamed by deer, wild bear and wolves.’
  • 42) ‘Dogs can be vaccinated against the virus, but it is not feasible to trap and vaccinate all the wild wolves in Yellowstone, park officials say.’
  • 43) ‘At each site of historical interest he will guide visitors through local folklore and legend, recreating the era thousands of years ago when wild boar and wolves roamed the moors.’
  • 44) ‘Researchers say that wolves in the coastal region are much more genetically variable than wolves elsewhere in North America.’
  • 45) ‘The ability to place young pups as well as older wolves in the wild will inject the population with new genes and increase the numbers of wild wolves.’
  • 46) ‘The wolves that remained wild find themselves all but exterminated in the lower forty-eight states.’
  • 47) ‘We saw predatory birds hunting, which is not uncommon as Transylvania also hosts wild boars and wolves.’
  • 48) ‘Returning west, we take the road through middle Skane, where dense pine forests hide wild boar and even wolves.’
  • 49) ‘It was described as a monster of terrible size but probable only a hungry wolf or wild boar which roamed the area striking terror into the hearts of all the people.’
  • 50) ‘Actually, upon closer examination it seemed to be a cross between a wild boar and a wolf.’
  • 51) ‘Instead, rather intriguingly, it has become a grim battle of the superpowers, both engaged in a hard fight to keep the media wolves from their door.’
  • 52) ‘Who do you feed to the media wolves?’
  • 53) ‘Note that the wolf waits until he gets her into bed before pouncing.’
  • 54) ‘He wolfed food the down, and then drank from the bowl of water that he had.’
  • 55) ‘It was perfect to dip naan bread in, and the pilau rice was wolfed down by Matt who seemed to enthuse about how special the chef's special was with every mouthful.’
  • 56) ‘If I'd have been a real man, I would have bought one of the six pound pie beasts, I would not have wolfed my snack in private.’
  • 57) ‘But in order to try it you may have to stop wolfing the smothered pork chops and grits the person on your left is drooling over, or the curried goat with superb succotash that has made the friend on your right fall suddenly silent.’
  • 58) ‘I dashed outside and wolfed the meat down as fast as I could.’
  • 59) ‘Even David noticed the way she wolfed the cake down.’
  • 60) ‘Tossing the pills into the basket, I heard crunching noises as the creature inside greedily wolfed them down.’
  • 61) ‘Instead of our bodies having to work double-time to sift out the nutrients from food that is wolfed down anxiously, what if we gave our bodies an easier time of it?’
  • 62) ‘I dug into my food, almost wolfed it down, then a sudden thought occurred to me.’
  • 63) ‘Fufu turns out to be one of Schroeder's favorite dishes; he wolfs his plate down heartily, as does Gherardi.’
  • 64) ‘But as we were wolfing our eclairs I noticed that I seemed to have lost their attention and out of the corner of my eye I saw something in powder blue, and I looked up and there she was again!’
  • 65) ‘I start my running class today, so I want to make sure I eat something good and not terribly heavy, and I don't want to be wolfing it down at the last minute.’
  • 66) ‘Cheryl said the children are often trying certain foods for the first time and, despite an initial reticence, they usually end up wolfing it all down.’
  • 67) ‘Instead, it was pancakes all round at Café Chicco D' Oro, Bertie breaking his in two before wolfing them down.’
  • 68) ‘I was operating under the illusion that only I knew how vile this curry was and continued the pretence by enthusiastically wolfing it down.’
  • 69) ‘Their marriage, as well as being a union of celebrities, became the template of an extravagant lifestyle in which one ordered without reflection, wolfed it down without pause and signed the bill without a glance at the total.’
  • 70) ‘Champagne, fine wines, smoked salmon and strawberries have been wolfed down in staggering quantities during the five-day Royal Ascot at York festival.’
  • 71) ‘The cops gave him biscuits and gravy and he wolfed them down.’
  • 72) ‘But, this morning I made him a scrambled egg sandwich and he wolfed it down.’
  • 73) ‘On the verandah I wolfed dinner as hungry walkers do.’
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