Wolverine Definition

wo͝olvə-rēn, wo͝olvə-rēn
wolverines
noun
wolverines
A stocky, ferocious, musteline carnivore (Gulo gulo), with thick fur, found in the N U.S., N Eurasia, and Canada.
Webster's New World
Its fur.
Webster's New World
A person born or living in Michigan, called the Wolverine State.
Webster's New World
A student attending or a graduate of the University of Michigan or a fan of the school's athletic teams.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
michigandergulo-gulogluttonGulo luscusskunk bearcarcajou

Other Word Forms of Wolverine

Noun

Singular:
wolverine
Plural:
wolverines

Origin of Wolverine

  • Alteration of earlier wolvering, probably ultimately from wolf.

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably from wolf

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From wolverine

    From Wiktionary

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