Definition of bush dog in English:

bush dog

Syllabification: bush dog

noun

A small, stocky carnivorous mammal of the dog family, with short legs and small ears. It is native to the forests of Central and South America.
  • Speothus venaticus, family Canidae
More example sentences
  • The bush dog released the captured paca after failing to maneuver itself into a position where it could reach its throat.
  • Unfortunately, no individuals of the bush dog (S. venaticus) were available for inclusion in this analysis.
  • The cock symbolizes pride, the bush dog implies wealth, and vultures represent filth and disregard.

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