Definition of wild dog in English:

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wild dog

Pronunciation: /ˌwīld ˈdôɡ/

noun

A wild member of the dog family, especially the hunting dog of Africa, the dhole of India, or the dingo of Australia.
Example sentences
  • You will also see gemsbok, springbok, eland, blue wildebeest, cheetahs, wild dogs, jackals, bat-eared foxes and leopards.
  • The predators - cheetahs, leopards, lions, wild dogs, hyenas, wild dogs, and jackals - naturally follow.
  • Other animals photographed included elephants, sun bears, porcupines, clouded leopards, wild dogs, and panthers.

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