Aard-wolf
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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  • aard|wolf — «AHRD WULF», noun, plural wolves. a mammal of southern and eastern Africa, resembling the hyena somewhat, to which it is related, but with small, weak teeth. It feeds chiefly on termites and other insects and on carrion. ╂[< Afrikaans aardwolf …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wolf — aard·wolf; demi·wolf; were·wolf; wolf; wolf·berry; wolf·camp; wolf·er; wolf·fia; wolf·hound; wolf·ian; wolf·ish; wolf·ish·ly; wolf·ish·ness; wolf·ling; wolf·ram; wolf·ram·ate; wolf·ram·ic; wolf·ra·mine; wolf·ra·min·i·um; wolf·ram·ite; war·wolf;… …   English syllables

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  • Wolf — 1. Alten Wolf reiten Krähen. – Eiselein, 647. 2. Alten Wolf verspotten die Hunde. – Schlechta, 362. 3. Als der Wolf predigte, hatte er Gänse zu Zuhörern. 4. Als der Wolff in der Grube lag, wollt er ein heiliger Mönch werden. – Mathesy, 108a. 5.… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • aardwolf — aard•wolf [[t]ˈɑrdˌwʊlf[/t]] n. pl. wolves mam a shaggy, striped African carnivore, Proteles cristatus, related to the hyena, that subsists largely on termites and insect larvae • Etymology: 1825–35; < Afrik erdwolf < D aardwolf=aarde… …   From formal English to slang

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