prairiehond

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From English prairie 'plane' (from French 'pasture', from pré, from Latin pratum) + hond 'dog' (cognate with hound)

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prairiehond m (plural prairiehonden, diminutive prairiehondje n)

  1. (zoology) The burrowing rodent species prairie dog, Arctomys ludovicianus

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