genus Proteles

noun
aardwolf
Syn: ↑Proteles
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hyaenidae, ↑family Hyaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑aardwolf, ↑Proteles cristata

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