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Lycaon Pictus

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Definition of the noun lycaon pictus

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noun

  1. a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of Lycaon pictus: African hunting dog / Cape hunting dog / hyena dog
    • more generic term: wild dog = any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves

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Lycaon Pictus is a musical group.

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Phrases with Lycaon Pictus

Phrases starting with Lycaon Pictus:

  1. Lycaon pictus pictus
  2. Lycaon pictus lupinus
  3. Lycaon pictus sharicus
  4. Lycaon pictus somalicus
  5. Lycaon pictus manguensis

Other phrases containing Lycaon Pictus:

  1. subspecies Lycaon pictus pictus
  2. Subspecies Lycaon Pictus Lupinus
  3. Subspecies Lycaon Pictus Sharicus
  4. Subspecies Lycaon Pictus Somalicus
  5. Subspecies Lycaon Pictus Manguensis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lycaon Pictus

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Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Lycaon African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus Temminck, 1820 [Alt. Cape Hunting Dog, Painted Dog] There are two people in Greek mythology called Lycaon. One was a son of Priam, King of Troy, who was killed by Achilles. The other, and a much ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Hunting dog Lycaon pictus Weasels, badgers, and polecats Mustelidae European polecat Mustela putorius Genets and civets Viverridae Mongooses Herpestidae Egyptian mongoose Herpestes ichneumon Hyenas Hyaenidae Striped hyena ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The African Hunting-Dog (Lycaon pictus). with those of the cranium, as many of the South American Canidae have the long bushy tails of foxes and the skulls of wolves. The most aberrant representative of the thooid series is the African ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1899)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

A genus of canine quadrupeds of the family Canidae, having Painted Hyena, or Hunting-dog (Lycaon pictus). but four toes on the fore feet, instead of five as in the rest of the Canidae, resembling the hyenas in this respect; the South African ...

Google previewBushman dictionary

by D.F. Bleek

Cape hunting dog, Lycaon pictus. Temminck, s. Igwa. NI. & NII.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

Africa Coyote Canis latrans North America Cape hunting dog Lycaon pictus Africa Jackal Canis spp. Africa Bobcat Felis rufus North America Lynx Felis caracal Africa and North America Wolverine Gulo gulo Europe and North America Red fox ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

lungfish lungless salamanders lunule Luscinia Luscinia megarhynchos luteinizing hormone Lutjanidae Lutjanus argentimaculatus Luvaridae Luvarus imperialis lyase Lycaenidae Lycaon pictus Lycidae Lycosidae Lyctidae Lydekker's line ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ila Usage, 1860-1960 (2000)

by Dennis G. Fowler

la - a Wild Dog, Lycaon pictus [also mutanda-cilasi]. musakalala - see musangusangu. musakamino n.2 - a head-rest , ...

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Lycaon pictus. A fairly large dog-like animal with characteristic black, brown and white patches; large ears, narrow at base wide at tips; widespread on plains and bush but not common; hunts in pack, running down ...

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Small photo of A vertical, colour photograph of an African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, standing and looking at the camera in side light in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.Small photo of A vertical photograph of a wild dog, Lycaon pictus, resting in the sun and staring off to one side in the Khwai concession in Botswana.Small photo of MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 21, 2017: A stamp printed in Afghanistan shows African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus), Animals serie, circa 1984Small photo of A vertical, full length, colour photo of a skinny African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, standing in side light in the Khwai concession, Okavango Delta, Botswana.Small photo of A vertical, full length, colour image of an African wild dog pup, Lycaon pictus, staring up at the camera in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa.Small photo of Portrait of a wilddog, or Cape Hunting Dog, South Africa. (Lycaon pictus)Small photo of African Wild Dog, Lycaon pictus, walking in water, staring directly at camera. More...

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