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Meaning of wolverine

wol•ver•ine

Pronunciation: (wool"vu-rēn', wool'vu-rēn"), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calleda stocky, carnivorous North American mammal, Gulo luscus, of the weasel family, having blackish, shaggy hair with white markings.
  2. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Michigan (the Wolverine State) (used as a nickname).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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