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dire wolf

n.
A large extinct wolflike mammal (Canis dirus) that inhabited North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.

dire′ wolf`


n.
a large extinct wolf, Canis dirus, found in North America during the Pleistocene Epoch.
[1920–25; < New Latin dirus inspiring dread]
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