Associations to the word «Coyote»

Pictures for the word «Coyote»


COYOTE, noun. Canis latrans, a species of canine native to North America.
COYOTE, noun. A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.
COYOTE, verb. To prospect for gold by manually digging holes into overlying earth, as into a hillside.
COYOTE STATE, proper noun. South Dakota
COYOTE UGLY, adjective. (US) (slang) (derogatory) (generally applied to women) Very ugly.

Dictionary definition

COYOTE, noun. Small wolf native to western North America.
COYOTE, noun. Someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border).
COYOTE, noun. A forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time).

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