Definition of timber wolf in English:

timber wolf

noun

  • A wolf of a large variety found mainly in northern North America, with grey brindled fur.

    Also called grey wolf
    • ‘Birdwatchers and wildlife aficionados may see hawks, white-tailed deer, moose, black bears, martens, red squirrels and beavers, and, if very lucky, catch a glimpse of timber wolves.’
    • ‘I saw timber wolves in Yellowstone originally.’
    • ‘In 1966 a wounded and escaped timber wolf ran amok in the city's north end before five Montreal police cornered and killed it.’
    • ‘Over the course of the day, they encounter a family of loons, an eagle, and a pack of timber wolves.’
    • ‘Her heart practically stopped when she noticed a grey timber wolf come from behind a tree.’