wolf dog
noun Date: 1652 1. any of various large dogs formerly kept for hunting wolves 2. the offspring of a wolf and a domestic dog

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  • Wolf dog — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wolf dog — wolf′ dog n. 1) dch any dog used in hunting wolves 2) dch mam a cross between a wolf and a domestic dog • Etymology: 1630–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • wolf dog — n. 1. former name for IRISH WOLFHOUND 2. a hybrid of a wolf and a dog …   English World dictionary

  • wolf dog — noun 1. : any of various large dogs (as the Irish wolfhound) formerly kept for hunting wolves 2. : the offspring of a cross between a wolf and a domestic dog 3. : a dog resembling or thought to resemble a wolf irrespective of its actual breeding… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wolf Dog — Infobox Film name = Wolf Dog image size = caption = director = Sam Newfield producer = Sam Newfield writer = Louis Stevens narrator = starring = Juan Root Don Garrard music = John Bath cinematography = Frederick Ford editing = distributor = 20th… …   Wikipedia

  • wolf dog — 1. any dog used in hunting wolves. 2. a cross between a wolf and a domestic dog. 3. an Eskimo dog. [1630 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • wolf dog — noun a) a dog trained to hunt wolves b) a hybrid between a wolf and a dog …   Wiktionary

  • wolf dog — breed of large dogs that were made from mixing a dog with a wolf …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wolf-dog — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wolf-dog hybrid — Infobox Dogbreed name= Wolf Dog Hybrid altname= Wolfdog Wolf Hybrid image width= 250px image caption= wolf dog hybrid that has malamute ancestry notrecognized= yes note= | A wolf dog hybrid (also called a wolf hybrid or wolfdog) is a canid hybrid …   Wikipedia

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