Origin of marmot
Examples from the Web for marmot
Writers upon rural England and her familiar natural history make no mention of the marmot or woodchuck.Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers|John Burroughs
The marmot or woodchuck, is an impudent and cautious animal and he is a difficult mark for a bowman's aim.Hunting with the Bow and Arrow|Saxton Pope
Before bedtime came, Carl asked his uncle to tell about marmot hunting.
All through the long winter of six or eight months the marmot lies in his burrow and does not move.
I saw a very exciting picture as I passed through a marmot colony near the Orkhon River.Beasts, Men and Gods|Ferdinand Ossendowski
Word Origin for marmot
Alpine rodent, c.1600, from French marmotte, from Romansch (Swiss) murmont (assimilated to Old French marmote "monkey"), from Latin murem montis "mountain mouse."