wolflike
adjective see wolf I

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  • wolflike — adjective resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf (Freq. 1) ran in wolflike packs wolfish rapacity • Syn: ↑wolfish • Pertains to noun: ↑wolf (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • wolf — wolflike, adj. /woolf/, n., pl. wolves /woolvz/, v. n. 1. any of several large carnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, of the dog family Canidae, esp. C. lupus, usually hunting in packs, formerly common throughout the Northern Hemisphere but now… …   Universalium

  • wolfish — adjective 1. resembling or characteristic (or considered characteristic) of a wolf ran in wolflike packs wolfish rapacity • Syn: ↑wolflike • Pertains to noun: ↑wolf, ↑wolf (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dingo — Din go, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A wild dog found in Australia, but supposed to have introduced at a very early period. It has a wolflike face, bushy tail, and a reddish brown color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dire wolf — noun Date: 1925 a large extinct wolflike mammal (Canis dirus) known from Pleistocene deposits of North America …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wolf — I. noun (plural wolves) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English wulf; akin to Old High German wolf wolf, Latin lupus, Greek lykos Date: before 12th century 1. plural also wolf a. any of several large predatory canids… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Gray Wolf — Taxobox name = Gray Wolf fossil range = Late Pleistocene Recent status = LC status system = iucn3.1 trend = stable status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=Mech Boitani|year=2004|id=3746|title=Canis lupus|downloaded=2006 05 05 Database entry includes… …   Wikipedia

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