from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of carnivorous marsupial mammals, containing the thylacine dasyure, T. cynocephalus, of the family Dasyuridæ and subfamily Dasyurinæ.
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- n. Tasmanian wolf
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Edit i found those the other day, specifically looking for the thylacinus/canis comparisons i had seen before, i believe linked on this blog.
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