Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Wolfish; resembling or related to the wolf; lupine: as, “the thoöid or lupine series” of canines, W. H. Flower.
  • noun A member of the thoöid or lupine series of canine quadrupeds, as a wolf, dog, or jackal: as. “thoöids, or lupine forms,”

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to a group of carnivores, including the wovels and the dogs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Of or relating to a group of carnivores, including wolves and dogs.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek the jackal + -oid.

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  • like a wolf.

    February 11, 2008