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Definition of marmot:

  1. Any one of several species of ground squirrels or gophers of the genus Spermophilus; also, the prairie dog.
  2. Any rodent of the genus Arctomys. The common European marmot ( A. marmotta) is about the size of a rabbit, and inhabits the higher regions of the Alps and Pyrenees. The bobac is another European species. The common American species ( A. monax) is the woodchuck.


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