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wolf a wild mammal that has a pointed nose, pointed ears, and a bushy tail. Wolves are closely related to coyotes, dogs, and foxes. They usually eat birds and other small animals, but they also hunt in packs for larger animals such as deer. Wolves used to be common in Europe, Asia, and North America, but are now extinct or endangered in most areas. [2 definitions]
wolverine a mammal with a long, thick body, short legs, and a bushy tail. Wolverines have dark fur with white marks on the face and body. They are the largest kind of weasel, and may grow over three feet long. Wolverines hunt many kinds of animals, including large mammals. They live in the northern parts of North America, Europe, and Asia.
wolves plural of wolf.
woman an adult female human. [2 definitions]
womanhood the state of being a woman.
wombat a mammal with brown fur and short, thick legs. Wombats are Australian marsupials that live in burrows and eat plants. They are closely related to koalas.
women plural of woman.
won1 past tense and past participle of win.
wonder to feel admiration, surprise, or amazement (often followed by "at"). [4 definitions]
wonderful causing feelings of wonder; excellent or amazing.
won't shortened form of "will not."
wood the hard material lying under the bark that makes up the trunk and branches of a tree. [4 definitions]
woodchuck a rodent with a thick body and shaggy brown fur. Woodchucks live in burrows and sleep all winter. They are also called groundhogs. Woodchucks are common in Canada and the northeastern United States
wooded having woods; covered with trees.
wooden made of wood.
woodland land covered with woods; forest.
woodpecker a bird with a hard, pointed bill for making holes in trees to find insects to eat. Their strong claws and stiff tails help them climb trees. Woodpeckers are of many different sizes.
woodwind any of a group of musical wind instruments that were originally made of wood. Clarinets, flutes, and oboes are some woodwinds. [2 definitions]
woodwork door and window frames and other wooden parts inside a house, or other objects or parts made of wood.
woodworking the art, act, or process of shaping wood. [2 definitions]
woody filled with trees; wooded. [2 definitions]