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carcajou


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carcajou  \Car"ca*jou\  (k[aum]r"k[.a]*j[=oo]),  n.  [Probably  a 
  Canadian  French  corruption  of  an  Indian  name  of  the 
  wolverene.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  wolverene;  --  also  applied,  but  erroneously,  to  the 
  Canada  lynx,  and  sometimes  to  the  American  badger.  See 
  {Wolverene}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carcajou 
  n  :  stocky  shaggy-coated  North  American  carnivorous  mammal  [syn: 
  {wolverine},  {skunk  bear},  {Gulo  luscus}] 




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