What is the difference between Beaver and Marmot?

The difference between beaver and marmot

is that "beaver" is a semiaquatic rodent of the genus Castor, having a wide, flat tail and webbed feet and "marmot" is any of several large ground-dwelling rodents of the genera Marmota and Cynomys in the squirrel family.

beaver

marmot

Noun

  • A semiaquatic rodent of the genus Castor, having a wide, flat tail and webbed feet.
  • A hat, of various shapes, made from a felted beaver fur (or later of silk), fashionable in Europe between 1550 and 1850.
  • The fur of the beaver.
  • Beaver cloth, a heavy felted woollen cloth, used chiefly for making overcoats.
  • A brown colour, like that of a beaver (also called beaver brown).

Exemple

  • a broad beaver slouched over his eyes
  • The woman’s hair and woman’s beaver had both been jerked off, exposing the cropped head of a man…
  • Between you and me, uh, she might have been fifteen, but when you get that little red beaver right up there in front of you, I don’t think it’s crazy at all and I don’t think you do either.
  • […] once she wore none at all, swears to this day that he saw her beaver that fateful Friday night.
  • beaver colour:
  • The beards were false ones. I could see the elastic going over their ears. In other words, I had fallen among a band of criminals who were not wilful beavers, but had merely assumed the fungus for purposes of disguise.

Noun

  • Any of several large ground-dwelling rodents of the genera Marmota and Cynomys in the squirrel family.