Wolf spider(Zoöl.), any one of numerous species of running ground spiders belonging to the genus Lycosa, or family Lycosidæ. These spiders run about rapidly in search of their prey. Most of them are plain brown or blackish in color. See Illust. in App.Zebra wolf(Zoöl.), a savage carnivorous marsupial (Thylacinus cynocephalus) native of Tasmania; — called also Tasmanian wolf.

(Wolf"ber`ry) n. (Bot.) An American shrub (Symphoricarpus occidentalis) which bears soft white berries.

(Wolff"i*an) a. (Anat.) Discovered, or first described, by Caspar Friedrich Wolff the founder of modern embryology.

Wolffian body, the mesonephros.Wolffian duct, the duct from the Wolffian body.

(Wolf"ish) a. Like a wolf; having the qualities or form of a wolf; as, a wolfish visage; wolfish designs.

Wolf"ish*ly, adv.Wolf"ish*ness, n.

(Wolf"kin) n. A little or young wolf. Tennyson.

(Wolf"ling) n. A young wolf. Carlyle.

(Wol"fram) n. [G.] (Min.) Same as Wolframite.

(Wol"fram*ate) n. (Chem.) A salt of wolframic acid; a tungstate.

(Wol*fram"ic) a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to wolframium. See Tungstic.

(Wol"fram*ite) n. [G., wolframit, wolfram; wolf wolf + rahm cream, soot; cf. G. wolfsruss wolfram, lit., wolf's soot.] (Min.) Tungstate of iron and manganese, generally of a brownish or grayish black color, submetallic luster, and high specific gravity. It occurs in cleavable masses, and also crystallized. Called also wolfram.

(Wol*fra"mi*um) n. [NL. See Wolfram.] (Chem.) The technical name of the element tungsten. See Tungsten.

(Wolfs"bane`) n. (Bot.) A poisonous plant a kind of monkshood; also, by extension, any plant or species of the genus Aconitum. See Aconite.

(Wolf's"-claw`) n. (Bot.) A kind of club moss. See Lycopodium.

(Wolf's"-foot`) n. (Bot.) Club moss. See Lycopodium.

(Wolf's"-milk`) n. (Bot.) Any kind of spurge (Euphorbia); — so called from its acrid milky juice.

(Woll) v. t. & i. See 2d Will. [Obs.]

(Wol"las*ton*ite) n. [After Dr. W. H. Wollaston, an English chemist, who died in 1828.] (Min.) A silicate of lime of a white to gray, red, or yellow color, occurring generally in cleavable masses, rarely in tabular crystals; tabular spar.

(Wolle) n. Wool. [Obs.] Chaucer.

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

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