Definition of lobo in English:


Syllabification: lo·bo
Pronunciation: /ˈlōbō

noun (plural lobos)

North American
  • (In the southwestern US and Mexico) a timber wolf.
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    • Killings threaten lobos in Rocky Mountains
    • The last of the San Juan lobos - the last wild wolf in Colorado - was killed in 1945, felled by a government wildlife officer within sight of a herd of cattle.
    • For information on the Mexican gray wolf or lobo, which is not affected by the reclassification proposal, visit Region 2's ‘Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery’ webpage.


mid 19th century: from Spanish, from Latin lupus 'wolf'.

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