Meaning of gray wolf

gray' wolf'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a wolf, Canis lupus, having a usually grizzled, blackish, or whitish coat: formerly common in Eurasia and North America, some subspecies are now reduced in numbers or near extinction. Cf. timber wolf.
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