Wol`ver*ene"\, Wolverine \Wol`ver*ine"\, n. [From Wolf, with a dim suffix; prob. so called from its supposed wolfish qualities.]

1. (Zo["o]l.) The glutton.

2. A nickname for an inhabitant of Michigan. [U. S.]
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