prairie

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prairie

pertaining to or emanating from the prairie.

prairie dog
small, 12 inches, 2 lb, gray-brown, herbivorous, diurnal rodent, living in burrows, in colonies or towns. Called also Cynomys ludovicianus.
prairie grass
paspalumurvillei.
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The Swainson's hawk is a long-distance migrant, flying more than 6,000 miles (9,650 kilometers) from its breeding grounds in the western North American prairies and grasslands to spend the non-breeding season in the grasslands of Argentina.

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