Thooid Tho"oid, a. [Gr. ?, ?, the jacal + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to a group of carnivores, including the wovels and the dogs. [1913 Webster]

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  • thooid — I. ˈthōˌȯid adjective Etymology: Greek thōs jackal + English oid; akin to Latin faunus faun more at faun : resembling a wolf used of a wolf, dog, or jackal as distinguished from the foxes or alopecoid members of the genus Canis II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • thooid — tho·oid …   English syllables

  • thooid —   a. like a wolf …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • alopecoid — əˈläpəˌkȯid adjective Etymology: Greek alōpekoeidēs, from alōpēk , alōpēx fox + oeidēs oid : like a fox : vulpine * * * alopecoid /al ō pēˈkoid or al opˈi koid/ adjective Fox like • • • Main Entry: ↑alopecia * * * alopecoid, a …   Useful english dictionary

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