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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • maned wolf — n. A reddish gray wolf ({Canis rufus} or {Canis niger}) of Southwestern North America. Syn: red wolf, {Canis rufus}, {Canis niger}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maned wolf — maned′ wolf′ n. mam a South American wild dog, Chrysocyon brachyurus, having a shaggy reddish coat • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

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  • maned wolf — a South American wild dog, Chrysocyon jubatus, having a shaggy, reddish coat and long ears and legs: now reduced in number. [1900 05] * * * ▪ mammal  (species Chrysocyon brachyurus), rare, large eared member of the dog family (Canidae) found in… …   Universalium

  • maned wolf — karčiuotasis vilkas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Chrysocyon brachyurus angl. maned wolf vok. Mähnenwolf rus. гривистый волк pranc. loup à crinière ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karčiuotieji vilkai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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 …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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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