Definition of dhole in English:

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dhole

Pronunciation: /dōl/

noun

An Asian wild dog that has a sandy coat and a black, bushy tail and lives in packs.
  • Cuon alpinus, family Canidae
Example sentences
  • Highly predaceous canids that invariably hunt in social packs include the African hunting dog, Lycaon pictus, and the dhole, Cuon alpinus.
  • The two ambushing pantherine felids appeared to prefer foraging in densely covered settings and the dhole in open spaces.
  • The dholes and jaguar were alert though, and already got the jackal who had an unhealthy interest in the horses surrounded.

Origin

Early 19th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with dhole

barcarole, bole, bowl, cajole, coal, Cole, condole, console, control, dole, droll, enrol (US enroll), extol, foal, goal, hole, Joel, knoll, kohl, mol, mole, Nicole, parol, parole, patrol, pole, poll, prole, rôle, roll, scroll, Seoul, shoal, skoal, sole, soul, stole, stroll, thole, Tirol, toad-in-the-hole, toll, troll, vole, whole
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