showt'l
Sewellel Se*wel"lel, n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A peculiar gregarious burrowing rodent ({Haplodon rufus}), native of the coast region of the Northwestern United States. It somewhat resembles a muskrat or marmot, but has only a rudimentary tail. Its head is broad, its eyes are small and its fur is brownish above, gray beneath. It constitutes the family {Haplodontid[ae]}. Called also {boomer}, {showt'l}, and {mountain beaver}. [1913 Webster]

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  • boomer — Sewellel Se*wel lel, n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A peculiar gregarious burrowing rodent ({Haplodon rufus}), native of the coast region of the Northwestern United States. It somewhat resembles a muskrat or marmot, but has only a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haplodon rufus — Sewellel Se*wel lel, n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A peculiar gregarious burrowing rodent ({Haplodon rufus}), native of the coast region of the Northwestern United States. It somewhat resembles a muskrat or marmot, but has only a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mountain beaver — Sewellel Se*wel lel, n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A peculiar gregarious burrowing rodent ({Haplodon rufus}), native of the coast region of the Northwestern United States. It somewhat resembles a muskrat or marmot, but has only a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sewellel — Se*wel lel, n. [Of American Indian origin.] (Zo[ o]l.) A peculiar gregarious burrowing rodent ({Haplodon rufus}), native of the coast region of the Northwestern United States. It somewhat resembles a muskrat or marmot, but has only a rudimentary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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