Gulo luscus
Wolverene Wol`ver*ene", Wolverine Wol`ver*ine", n. [From {Wolf}, with a dim suffix; prob. so called from its supposed wolfish qualities.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous mammal ({Gulo gulo} formerly {Gulo luscus}), of the weasel family {Mustelid[ae]}, about the size of a large badger; called also {glutton} and {carcajou}. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. A nickname for an inhabitant of Michigan. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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  • Gulo luscus — Glutton Glut ton, n. [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See {Glut}.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: One who gluts himself. [1913 Webster] Gluttons in murder,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gulo luscus — noun stocky shaggy coated North American carnivorous mammal • Syn: ↑wolverine, ↑carcajou, ↑skunk bear • Hypernyms: ↑musteline mammal, ↑mustelid, ↑musteline • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulo gulo luscus —   Gulo gulo luscus Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gulo gulo —   Glotón …   Wikipedia Español

  • Gulo gulo — Glutton Glut ton, n. [OE. glotoun, glotun, F. glouton, fr. L. gluto, glutto. See {Glut}.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: One who gluts himself. [1913 Webster] Gluttons in murder,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gulo gulo — Wolverene Wol ver*ene , Wolverine Wol ver*ine , n. [From {Wolf}, with a dim suffix; prob. so called from its supposed wolfish qualities.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A carnivorous mammal ({Gulo gulo} formerly {Gulo luscus}), of the weasel family {Mustelid[ae]} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gulo — noun a genus of Mustelidae • Syn: ↑genus Gulo • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mustelidae, ↑family Mustelidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Gulo — noun a genus of Mustelidae • Syn: ↑Gulo • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Mustelidae, ↑family Mustelidae • Member Meronyms: ↑wolve …   Useful english dictionary

  • wolverine — /wool veuh reen , wool veuh reen /, n. 1. Also called carcajou. a stocky, carnivorous North American mammal, Gulo luscus, of the weasel family, having blackish, shaggy hair with white markings. 2. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Michigan (the… …   Universalium

  • Росомаха — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Росомаха (значения). ? Росомаха …   Википедия

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