See also: Coyote

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Coyote

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish coyote, from Nahuatl coyotl.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /kaɪˈ(j)oʊti/, (especially Western US) /ˈkaɪ(j)oʊt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /kɔɪˈ(j)oʊteɪ/, /ˈkɔɪ(j)oʊt/
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NounEdit

coyote ‎(plural coyotes)

  1. Canis latrans, a species of canine 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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coyote ‎(third-person singular simple present coyotes, present participle coyoteing or coyoting, simple past and past participle coyoted)

  1. To prospect for gold by manually digging holes into overlying earth, as into a hillside.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English coyote, from Spanish coyote, from Nahuatl coyotl.

NounEdit

coyote m ‎(plural coyotes, diminutive coyootje n)

  1. coyote

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Spanish coyote, from Classical Nahuatl coyōtl.

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coyote m ‎(plural coyotes)

  1. coyote

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English coyote, from Spanish coyote, from Nahuatl coyotl.

NounEdit

coyote m ‎(plural coyoti)

  1. coyote

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Classical Nahuatl coyōtl.

PronunciationEdit

 
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NounEdit

coyote m ‎(plural coyotes)

  1. coyote (canine)
  2. (Mexico) coyote (smuggler of illegal immigrants)
  3. (Mexico) fixer, middleman
  4. (obsolete) a person of mixed Native American and mestizo descent

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