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  • coyote — /kuy oh tee, kuy oht/, n., pl. coyotes, (esp. collectively) coyote. 1. Also called prairie wolf. a buffy gray, wolflike canid, Canis latrans, of North America, distinguished from the wolf by its relatively small size and its slender build, large… …   Universalium

  • coyote — (Sp. model spelled same [kojóte] < Nahuatl cóyotl coyote )    Noun forms:    1) Clark: 1820s. A small American wolf (Canis latrans). Spanish sources provide the same genus and species. Santamaría indicates that it is a wolf about the size of a …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • coyote — coy•o•te [[t]kaɪˈoʊ ti, ˈkaɪ oʊt[/t]] n. pl. tes, (esp. collectively) te. 1) mam a wolflike, medium sized North American canid Canis latrans[/ex] 2) cvb sts Slang. a person who smuggles Latin Americans into the U.S. for a fee • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang