maned wolf

maned wolf
reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America
Syn: ↑red wolf, ↑Canis rufus, ↑Canis niger
Hypernyms: ↑wolf

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noun or maned dog
: a yellowish red So. American wild dog (Chrysocyon brachyurus, syn. jubatus) with black nape, lower jaw, and feet

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a South American wild dog, Chrysocyon jubatus, having a shaggy, reddish coat and long ears and legs: now reduced in number.

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maned wolf,
a long-legged animal resembling a red fox, found in the plains of Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.

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n. a large, long-legged, endangered wild dog that has a reddish coat with black hair across the shoulders and large erect ears, native to the grasslands of South America. Chrysocyon brachyurus, family Canidae

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  • maned wolf — /meɪnd ˈwʊlf/ (say maynd woolf) noun (plural maned wolves) the largest wild South American dog, Chrysocyon brachyurus, having long ears, long legs, bushy tail and a reddish yellow coat; found in southern Brazil, Peru and Paraguay …  

  • maned wolf — noun Date: 1902 a yellowish red wild canid (Chrysocyon brachyurus) of South American grasslands having black coloration on the nape and lower legs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maned wolf — noun the largest canid of South America, Chrysocyon brachyurus …   Wiktionary

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