Proteles cristata
Aard-wolf Aard"-wolf` ([aum]rd"w[oo^]lf), n. [D, earth-wolf] (Zo["o]l.) A carnivorous, striped, quadruped mammal ({Proteles cristata}, formerly {Proteles Lalandii}), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. It feeds chiefly on insects. See {Proteles}. [1913 Webster WordNet 1.5]

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  • Proteles Lalandii — Aard wolf Aard wolf ([aum]rd w[oo^]lf), n. [D, earth wolf] (Zo[ o]l.) A carnivorous, striped, quadruped mammal ({Proteles cristata}, formerly {Proteles Lalandii}), of South Africa, resembling the fox and hyena. It feeds chiefly on insects. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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