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from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Archaic spelling of aardwolf.

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

  • noun striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

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