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Noun: marmot  maa(r)-mut or 'maa(r),mót
  1. Stocky coarse-furred burrowing rodent with a short bushy tail found throughout the Northern Hemisphere; hibernates in winter

Derived forms: marmots

Type of: gnawer, rodent

Part of: genus Marmota, Marmota

Encyclopedia: Marmot, Oregon