Arctomys pruinosus
Whistler Whis"tler, n. [AS. hwistlere.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, whistles, or produces or a whistling sound. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The ring ousel. (b) The widgeon. [Prov. Eng.] (c) The golden-eye. (d) The golden plover and the gray plover. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) The hoary, or northern, marmot ({Arctomys pruinosus}). [1913 Webster]

4. (Zo["o]l.) The whistlefish. [1913 Webster]


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  • Whistler — Whis tler, n. [AS. hwistlere.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, whistles, or produces or a whistling sound. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The ring ousel. (b) The widgeon. [Prov. Eng.] (c) The golden eye. (d) The golden plover and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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