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n. pl. lo·bos Chiefly Texas
The gray wolf.

[Spanish, wolf, from Latin lupus; see wl̥kwo- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -bos
(Animals) Western US another name for timber wolf
[Spanish, from Latin lupus wolf]
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(ˈloʊ boʊ)

n., pl. -bos.
the gray or timber wolf of the western U.S.
[1830–40; < Sp < Latin lupus wolf]
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Pedro Lobo's son has received the first orders and tonsure, with the intention of becoming a priest.
His discourses on indifferent subjects will divert as well as instruct, and if either in these, or in the relation of Father Lobo, any argument shall appear unconvincing, or description obscure, they are defects incident to all mankind, which, however, are not too rashly to be imputed to the authors, being sometimes, perhaps, more justly chargeable on the translator.
For Los Lobos, it means ignoring the commercial gods, who don't care about them anyway, and making the music wider and stranger, without forgetting their roots.
The corporal mass-density relationship was analyzed in a guild of benthic suspension feeders of the species Mytilus edulis platensis, Brachidontes rodriguezi and Brachidontes darwinianus of the shallow rocky coast of Gorriti and Lobos Islands (Maldonado, Uruguay).
Over the last three years, the California Department of Parks and Recreation and the Point Lobos Natural History Association have restored the cabin and filled it with exhibits.
Kellogg knew after the 19th-ranked Lobos' double-overtime, drama-filled victory over UAB in the Charleston Classic opener Thursday that his semifinal opponents likely would not have the legs to withstand his team's up-tempo pace late in the game.
Nos lobos cranial e medio do pulmao direito, ha um bronquio lobar que se bifurca em dois bronquios segmentares; no lobo caudal, ha dois bronquios lobares, um pequeno e cranial, e um grande e caudal; no lobo acessorio, o bronquio lobar tambem se bifurca em dois bronquios segmentares.