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Definition of the noun wolverine

What does wolverine mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • wolverine: wolverines / wolverine (less preferred form)
  • Wolverine: Wolverines

  1. a native or resident of Michigan
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Wolverine: Michigander
    • more generic word: American = a native or inhabitant of the United States
  2. musteline mammal of northern Eurasia
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Gulo gulo
    • synonym of wolverine: glutton
    • more generic terms: mustelid / musteline / musteline mammal = fissiped fur-bearing carnivorous mammals
    • young animal: kit / whelp
    • female animal: angeline
    • male animal: wolverine
    • collective noun: pack
    • collateral adjective: musteline
    • geographic area: North America
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
      map of observational data from the GBIF
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  3. stocky shaggy-coated North American carnivorous mammal

Alternative definition of the noun wolverine


  1. A native or resident of the American state of Michigan.
  2. A student attending or a graduate of the University of Michigan or a fan of the school's athletic teams.

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Google previewThe Trapper's Bible (2012)

The Most Complete Guide on Trapping and Hunting Tips Ever by Eustace Hazard Livingston

The Wolverine is a typical animal of the north.

Google previewSasquatch: Legend Meets Science (2007)

by Jeff Meldrum

The wolverine is the largest of the weasel family, but more resembles a small bear. A full-grown male may be 4 feet long including tail, stand 17 inches at the shoulder, and weigh 60 pounds. The wolverine is a rare and remarkably elusive, ...

Google previewThe Graham McTavish Handbook - Everything you need to know about Graham McTavish (2013)

by Emily Smith

Wolverine is a 37 minute short. director, Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost wrote the story. Writer/producer Craig Kyle has stated that the film is a prequel to the Wolverine and the X-Men animated TV series, with the characters having a less ...

Google previewEndangered Wildlife and Plants of the World (2001)

The wolverine is a tireless scavenger. It will use its teeth and claws to gain access to cached (stored) food, then it will emit a noxious smell to contaminate whatever stored food it does not immediately consume. A disappearing range In the past ...

Google previewThe Americana (1911)

A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Commerce, Etc., of the World

The wolverine is a short, thick, heavily built animal about 2% feet long, whose short legs, sub—plantigrade feet, and short, bushy tail add to a decidedly bear- like aspect of body. On the body and especially on the tail the hair is long, coarse, ...

Google previewCamp-fires in the Canadian Rockies (1907)

by William Temple Hornaday

The Wolverine is a fairly good climber, and game hung in a tree is not safe from its destructive jaws. Mr. J. W. Tyrrell once outwitted the wolverines of the Barren Grounds by erecting a cache on four very high posts, then trimming the posts and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

The wolverine is a short, thick, heavily built animal about 2%/z feet long, whose short legs, sub-plantigrade feet, and short, bushy tail add to a decidedly bear-like aspect of body. On the body and especially on the tail the hair is long, coarse, ...

Google previewRocky Mountain Mammals (2007)

A Handbook of Mammals of Rocky Mountain National Park and Vicinity, Third Edition by David M. Armstrong

Wolverine Gulo gulo Description—The wolverine is the largest terrestrial member of the weasel family, with a total length...

Google previewMining and Scientific Press (1912)

Wolverine is a New York copper and the others are Boston issues. Until a few months ago Mayflower and Old Colony were under the management of Harry F. Fay. But Fay was outvoted on Mayflower by the St. Mary's Mineral Land Co. faction, ...

Google previewAnimals, Grades 1 - 3 (2013)

Canadian Edition by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Arctic Region and Antarctica 23 Wolverine The Wolverine is the largest member of the weasel family. It reaches a height ofO.3 metre at the shoulder and weighs 13 to 23 kilograms. Wolverines are covered with long, shaggy, dark brown hair ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wyoming (2001)

by Nancy Capace

marauder, strong and ferocious, the wolverine is a foe of all but the largest animals in its domain, and has been known to follow trap lines to eat and destroy the catch. Most important of the fur-bearing animals are the beavers. Under provisions ...

Google previewWhere the Water Lilies Grow (1999)

by R.D. Lawrence

nose, short of limb with ridiculously small feet and soft, silken fur, they were little waspish fellows, almost earless, with poor sight, sharp teeth and a temper so reckless and short that, by comparison, the ferocious wolverine is a mild sluggard .

Google previewMoon Canadian Rockies (2013)

Including Banff and Jasper National Parks by Andrew Hempstead

Rarely sighted by humans, the wolverine is a true symbol of the wilderness.

Google previewFarm Implements (1913)

The Wolverine is the EnJgine to operate a Star or Hustler Feed Mill % FEED MILLS M The Star Mill is built with cob crusher on the The Hustler Mills are provided with No.22 sheet main drive shaft which ...

Google previewScribner's Magazine (1920)

by Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan

Hotel Wolverine DETROIT A New $1,200,000 Offering of 6% Bonds Reinforced by Greenebaum Bank Supervision The Hotel Wolverine is a new sixteen story, fireproof, steel and concrete structure with complete equipment and elaborate ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

depending on location FACT FILE THE WOLVERINE The largest terrestrial mustelid, the wolverine (Gu/o gulo) lives in the northern coniferous forest and tundra of Eurasia and North America.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1857)

Mag - Mih

The Wolverine of North America ( Gulo luscus, Sabine), though regarded by Baron Cuvier as nothing more than a variety of the preceding, is by others ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gangs (2008)

by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton

Wolverine was established following the tragic death of an eleven-year-old boy named Daniel Desrochers, who died as a result of injuries sustained from a car bomb that was planted during the biker war between the Hell's Angels and enemy ...

Google previewWintu Dictionary (1985)

by Harvey Pitkin

taret mythical half -bird half-dog; wolf; bald eagle; wolverine taren bo 'sin...

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Walmart Wolverine meaning and pronunciation

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A fan of the University of Michigan who has never attended the school and roots for them while wearing one or more of the following: -5.00 Michigan shirt bought at Wal-Mart -Mullet -NASCAR...

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Scrabble value of W4O1L1V4E1R1I1N1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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