Definición de dire wolf en inglés:

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dire wolf

sustantivo

A large extinct wolf of the Pleistocene epoch, which preyed on large mammals.
  • Canis dirus, family Canidae
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Among this group, the extinct dire wolf (a giant relative of living wolves) claimed the most powerful bite force relative to its size.
  • Against the blue of a mountain range - the same profile of peaks I could see from Grandview - were vultures, mammoths, dire wolves, La Brea camels, saber-toothed cats, and giant ground sloths.
  • The figures at the top left and bottom right are dire wolves, extinct relatives of wolves and dogs.

Origen

Dire in the sense 'threatening', translating the modern Latin taxonomic name.

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