coydog


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coy·dog

 (kī′dôg′, -dŏg′)
n.
The hybrid offspring of a coyote and a dog.

coydog

(ˈkɔɪˌdɒɡ)
n
(Animals) the hybrid of a male coyote and a female dog

coy•dog

or coy-dog

(ˈkaɪˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg)

n.
theoffspring of a coyote and a dog.
[1945–50; coy (ote) + dog]
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Noun1.coydog - offspring of a coyote and a dog
brush wolf, Canis latrans, coyote, prairie wolf - small wolf native to western North America
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Coydog pups consequently have a decided survival disadvantage.
Finally, he shot the coydog, though not very well and they all ran off.
Other theories on what it is have ranged from a hyena or dingo to a coydog, the offspring of a coyote and a wild dog.