prairie dog Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"prairie dog" in British English

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prairie dognoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​smallwildmammal that ​lives on the ​prairies of Canada and the US
(Definition of prairie dog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prairie dog" in American English

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prairie dognoun [C]

 us   /ˈpreər·i ˌdɔɡ/
a ​smallanimalfound in ​westernNorth American that is a ​kind of squirrel that ​lives in ​largegroupsunderground
(Definition of prairie dog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prairie dog”
in Chinese (Simplified) (加拿大和美国的)草原犬鼠…
in Chinese (Traditional) (加拿大和美國的)草原犬鼠…
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