Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

prairie dog

 
pronunciation:
preI ri dawg
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: a small rodent with light brown fur. Prairie dogs make burrows and live in large colonies called "towns." Several kinds of prairie dogs live in Mexico and the United States. Prairie dogs are not related to true dogs, but have a cry that sounds like a dog's bark.
 
Word Explorer
See
  plain, rodent