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hoary marmot

noun
  1. a large marmot, Marmota caligata, living in mountainous areas of Siberia and northwestern North America and having a heavy, yellow-gray body, short black limbs, and black and white head and shoulders.
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Origin of hoary marmot

First recorded in 1775–85
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