from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large wolflike mammal (Canis dirus) that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.
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- n. An extinct canine (Canis dirus) from the Pleistocene era
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Her carving belt jangled, her axes and mallets hung in hand, and her dire wolf jogged beside her.
The dire wolf stood enveloped in blue-white energy.
The black dire wolf raised his head from the warm blanket and blinked at the workshop door-way.
Rytlock rolled away just as a black dire wolf materialized out of the darkness, bounding onto the ice sheet where the charr had lain.
The dire wolf eyed him and began to circle, looking for a chance at the charr’s throat.
In the hush, the asura, the norn, and the dire wolf watched breathlessly as a great white puffball drifted up over the edge of the pyramid.