Definition of groundhog in English:

groundhog

Syllabification: ground·hog
Pronunciation: /ˈgroundˌhäg, -ˌhôg
 
 
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noun

North American
  • another term for woodchuck.
    More example sentences
    • If you live out West, it's the marmot - the groundhog's cowboy cousin - or prairie rats that command your attention.
    • Canada geese, muskrats, groundhogs, beavers, and various bird species may cause nuisance problems in and around the pond.
    • If your prime target is marmots or groundhogs, there's even less justification for scopes above 16x because the target is larger.

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