Definition of coyote noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

coyote

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kaɪˈəʊti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kaɪˈoʊti//
 
; BrE also BrE//kɔɪˈəʊti//
 
; NAmE also NAmE//ˈkaɪoʊt//
 
(also prairie wolf) Wild mammals
 
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a N American wild animal of the dog family See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl coyotl.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: coyote