Meaning of “coyote” in the English Dictionary

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"coyote" in British English

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coyotenoun [ C ]

uk /kaɪˈəʊ.ti/ us /kaɪˈoʊ.t̬i/

Examples from literature

  • As they talked they heard the coyotes barking in the distance. 
  • Just then a coyote's wild cry sounded from the distance. 
  • Seven years ago I used to go up there every year, to shoot prairie chickens, coyotes and elk. 
  • That was no coyote, but a gray timber wolf. 
  • The coyotes, bears and cougars gather to the feast. 

(Definition of “coyote” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"coyote" in American English

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coyotenoun [ C ]

us /kɑɪˈoʊt̬·i, ˈkɑɪ·oʊt/

a wild animal related to dogs that lives in parts of North America, esp. in the west

(Definition of “coyote” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)