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American badger

Definition of the noun american badger

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noun

  1. a variety of badger native to America

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats (2004)

A Comprehensive Guide to the Trackable Animals of the United States and Canada by Len McDougall

American Badger (Taxidea taxus) Second largest of North America's terrestrial weasels, the American badger is also the largest of its close cousins in the Old World. The common name refers to a medieval sport of "badgering," in which a ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)

by Alexander Whitelaw

The American badger is only found in the remote western territories of the United States, and in some parts of the British possessions in America. It is very different trum the European in physiognomy, having a fore- l*ad projecting considerably ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Korea & Japan American badger This solitary species spends much of its time busily digging for rodents such as prairie dogs and ground squirrels. It will rapidly burrow its way out of danger if threatened by a predator on the surface.

Google previewA Dictionary of Costume and Fashion (2013)

Historic and Modern by Mary Brooks Picken

American badger. Durable fur of badger of western North America. Best of the badger family. Used for trimmings. See BADGER. American Broadtail. Trade name for processed young Argentine lamb, from one day to nine months old; sheared ...

Google previewThe twentieth century home encyclopedia and gazetteer (1904)

who is who? Embraces over six thousand short biographies

The American badger is only found in the remote W. sections of the United States and in some parts of the British possessions in North America. It is more carnivorous than the European badger. The weight of the American species is from 14 ...

Google previewThe Crown Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1903)

A Reference Library of Universal Knowledge, Embracing Five Hundred Illustrations and Over Sixty-five Thousand Subjects, All Brought Down to the Date of Publication, with Ninety-six Colored Maps

The American badger is only found in the remote W. sections of the United States and in some parts of the British possessions in North America. It is more carnivorous than the European badger. The weight of the American species is from 14 ...

Google previewThe Anglo-American Encyclopedia and Dictionary: Dictionary department (A-Z) (1904)

Taxidea americana, tho American badger. The snout is shorter and more hairy than that of the European badger ; the body of a whitish color, sometimes shaded with gray or tawny. Length, excluding the tail, about twenty-four inches, tail six ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)

The American badger is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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The American badger (Meles Labradorica) is a native of California and Texas, and in its habits closely resembles the former species; it seems, however, to be more carnivorous. According to Gray, several species inhabit the southern parts of ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1837)

Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy. Reprinted from the American Edition of the "Conversations Lexicon", with Corrections and Additions ...

The American badger is only found in the remote western territories of the United States, and in some parts of the British possessions in America. It is very different from the European in physiognomy, having a forehead projecting considerably ...

Google previewZondervan Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2011)

by J. D. Douglas, Merrill C. Tenney

The species Melesmeles is found throughout Europe and northern Asia, while the American badger, Taxideataxus, is a smaller species. This mainly underground dweller is not found in Bible lands. An uncertain word for the coverings used in ...

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