Definition of gray wolf in US English:

gray wolf


  • another term for timber wolf
    • ‘Male gray wolves may be over five to six feet long and weigh up to 100 pounds; females are 70 to 80 pounds.’
    • ‘The red wolf is larger than a coyote and smaller than a gray wolf.’
    • ‘Lister is an admirer of America's Yellowstone Park, which reintroduced the grey wolf in 1995 - despite opposition from an influential farming lobby.’
    • ‘The grey wolf was heavily persecuted in Europe up until the most recent years.’
    • ‘Cousin to the dog, the gray wolf is a highly social animal, preferring to live in packs.’


gray wolf

/ˌɡrā ˈwo͝olf/