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  • n. Archaic spelling of aardwolf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. 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.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The earth-wolf of South Africa. See Proteles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

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