Definition of lobo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlōbō/

noun (plural lobos)

North American
(In the southwestern US and Mexico) a timber wolf.
Example sentences
  • 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 lobo

hobo, oboe

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Syllabification: lo·bo

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