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coyote

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Coyote
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English

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kaɪˈ(j)əʊtiː/
  • IPA: /kaɪˈ(j)əʊt/
  • IPA: /kɔɪˈ(j)əʊteɪ/
  • IPA: /kɔɪˈ(j)əʊt/

Etymology

From Spanish 'coyote, from Nahuatl coyotl.

Noun

Singular
coyote

Plural
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  1. A canine species (Canis latrans) native to North America.
    • 1824: William Bullock, Six Months' Residence and Travels in Mexico, p. 119
      Near Rio Frio we shot several handsome birds, and saw a cayjotte, or wild dog, which in size nearly approached the wolf.
  2. A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

coyote m. (plural coyotes)

  1. coyote

Italian

Noun

coyote m (plural: coyoti)

  1. coyote

Spanish

Etymology

From Nahuatl coyotl.

Noun

coyote m (plural: coyotes)

  1. coyote
  2. (Mexico) A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.
  3. (Mexico) fixer, middleman

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