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Dingo   /dˈɪŋgoʊ/   Listen
Dingo

noun
(pl. dingoes, dingos)
1.
Wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia.  Synonyms: Canis dingo, warragal, warrigal.






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"Dingo" Quotes from Famous Books



... everywhere. The other is far more interesting and extremely rare; it is called aguara, its nearest ally being the aguara-guazu, the Canis jubatus or maned wolf of naturalists, found north of the pampean district. The aguara is smaller and has no mane; it is like the dingo in size, but slimmer and with a sharper nose, and lias a much brighter red colour. At night when camping out I have heard its dismal screams, but the screamer was sought in vain; while from the gauchos of the frontier I could only learn that it is a harmless, ...
— The Naturalist in La Plata • W. H. Hudson



Words linked to "Dingo" :   wild dog, warragal, warrigal



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