wild dog

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wild dog

n
(Animals) another name for dingo
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Noun1.wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
Canidae, family Canidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
canid, canine - any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Canis dingo, dingo, warragal, warrigal - wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia
Cuon alpinus, dhole - fierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs
crab-eating dog, crab-eating fox, Dusicyon cancrivorus - wild dog of northern South America
Nyctereutes procyonides, raccoon dog - small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon
African hunting dog, Cape hunting dog, hyena dog, Lycaon pictus - a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area