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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Coyote \Coy"o*te\ (k?"?-t? or k?"?t), noun [Spanish Amer., fr. Mexican coyotl.] (Zool.) A carnivorous animal ({Canis latrans}), allied to the dog, found in the western part of North America; -- called also {prairie wolf}. Its voice is a snapping bark, followed by a prolonged, shrill howl.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

coyote

noun

1: small wolf native to western North America [syn: {coyote}, {prairie wolf}, {brush wolf}, {Canis latrans}]

2: someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)

3: a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)


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