noun, plural coy·o·tes, (especially collectively) coy·o·te.
Origin of coyote
Examples from the Web for coyote
He hoped it made him look like a coyote hunter, out for bounties.
Every once in awhile somebody spotted a coyote scurrying past along the side of the road, and the whole bus leaped in its seat.At the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, a Steady Drip of Toxic Trouble|Eric Nusbaum|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As for the puppy being in danger, you have to wonder how big it was compared to the coyote.
Perry, who carries a Ruger .380 handgun in his belt when he jogs, pulled the weapon and shot the coyote dead.
The governor and the dog were out for an early morning jog when a coyote suddenly appeared, growling at Rory.
You fellows get a couple of hours' sleep while I take the horses back to Coyote Hole for water.The Heart of the Desert|Honor Willsie Morrow
He saw that while he was speaking The Coyote did not for an instant relax his vigilance.The Coyote|James Roberts
Ever in the coyote, with eternity staring him in the face, he had hoped and fought for life.The Danger Trail|James Oliver Curwood
It would not have been surprising if Mr. Coyote had flown into a great rage.The Tale of Benny Badger|Arthur Scott Bailey
The coyote's larger cousin, the wolf, ranged the continent over while the coyote himself was strictly a prairie dweller.The Yellow Horde|Hal G. Evarts
British Dictionary definitions for coyote
noun plural -otes or -ote
Word Origin for coyote
Word Origin and History for coyote
1759, American English, from Mexican Spanish coyote, from Nahuatl coyotl.