What does the word marmot mean?

Usage examples for marmot

  1. Travellers and sportsmen often meet with this marmot, and speak of its sitting up in groups, and suddenly disappearing into its burrows. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  2. The marmot too, popularly known as the woodchuck, was to be seen on sunny days sitting up upon its haunches at holes in the hill- side. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding