noun Etymology: perhaps from Kannada tōḷa wolf Date: circa 1827 a wild dog (Cuon alpinus) occurring from India to southern Siberia

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  • dhole — ● dhole nom masculin Chien sauvage de l Inde et d Extrême Orient, chassant en meutes. ● dhole (synonymes) nom masculin Chien sauvage de l Inde et d Extrême Orient, chassant en meutes. Synonymes : cuon dhole n. m. ZOOL Autre nom du cuon …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Dhole — Dhole, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A fierce, wild dog ({Canis Dukhunensis}), found in the mountains of India. It is remarkable for its propensity to hunt the tiger and other wild animals in packs. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dhole — [dōl] n. pl. dholes or dhole a red colored wild dog (Cuon alpinus) of central and E Asia, which hunts in packs, attacking even large game …   English World dictionary

  • Dhole — This article is about the species of wild dog. For H. P. Lovecraft s fictional monster, see Dhole (Cthulhu Mythos). For the town in France, see Cuon, Maine et Loire. Dhole[1] Temporal range: Post Pleistocene Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Dhole — Rothund Rothund Systematik Ordnung: Raubtiere (Carnivora) Überfamilie: Hunde …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dhole —  Pour les articles homophones, voir Dol, Dôle et Dole. Dhole …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dhole — raudonasis vilkas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Cuon alpinus angl. Asiatic wild dog; dhole; Indian dhole; Indian wild dog; red dog vok. Rothund; Rotwolf rus. горный волк; горный красный волк;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • dhole — /dohl/, n. a wild Asian dog, Cuon alpinus, that hunts in packs: an endangered species. [1827; said to be the indigenous name of the animal, though appar. not attested in Indo Aryan or Dravidian languages] * * * ▪ canine also called  red dog… …   Universalium

  • dhole — noun An Asian wild dog, Cuon alpinus Syn: Asian wild dog …   Wiktionary

  • dhole — wild Asian dog Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

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