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A wild Asian dog (Cuon alpinus) having reddish fur and large ears.
[Perhaps from Kannada tōḷa, wolf.]
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(Animals) a fierce canine mammal, Cuon alpinus, of the forests of central and SE Asia, having a reddish-brown coat and rounded ears: hunts in packs
[C19: of uncertain origin]
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a wild Asian dog, Cuon alpinus, hunting in packs.
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|Noun||1.||dhole - fierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs|
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
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