noun (plural lobos)North American
(In the south-western US and Mexico) a timber wolf.
- 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'.
Words that rhyme with lobohobo, oboe
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