a wolf, Canis lupus, having a usually grizzled, blackish, or whitish coat: formerly common in Eurasia and North America, some subspecies are now reduced in numbers or near extinction.
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Origin of gray wolf
An Americanism dating back to 1805–15
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Example sentences from the Web for gray wolf
In Gardiner there are a number of men, armed with rifles, who toward game have the gray-wolf quality of mercy.Our Vanishing Wild Life|William T. Hornaday