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beaver 1

American English: /ˈbivər/
British English: /ˈbiːvə/

noun

  • 1 countable (Zoology) to be an eager beaver
    ser muy entusiasta y trabajador
    to work like a beaver
    trabajar como una hormiguita [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The Rodentia also includes beavers, muskrats, porcupines, woodchucks, chipmunks, squirrels, prairie dogs, marmots, chinchillas, voles, lemmings, and many others.
    • This slow-moving creature is Canada's largest rodent next to the beaver.
    • For all the interest in leopards, Waser thinks philopatry may turn out to be more common in species such as beavers, wood rats and kangaroo rats-animals in which females make large investments in their ranges.
  • 2 uncountable (fur)
    piel (feminine) de castor
    Example sentences
    • Also on the program that night were the Marshall Dancers from the Lower Yukon, dressed in sumptuous headdresses that were trimmed with wolf and beaver fur.
    • The biggest difference was that New Netherland and its port town were together principally a trading colony, buying beaver and other fur skins from the Indians to sell at a profit in Europe.
    • There were six different furs to choose from including brown and grey Persian lamb, and beaver.

Phrasal verbs

beaver away

verb + adverb
[colloquial]
trabajar como una hormiguita
to beaver away at something [colloquial] Jack's beavering away at his homework
Jack les está dando duro a los deberes [colloquial]
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beaver 3

American English: /ˈbivər/
British English: /ˈbiːvə/
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