- the gray or timber wolf of the western U.S.
Origin of lobo
1830–40; < Spanish < Latin lupus wolf
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Examples from the Web for lobo
Lobo left her corporate job to explore her true passion, photography, working for a Brazilian fashion photographer.
The show was “about this girl who was traveling the world and taking photos of dancers,” Lobo says.
Lobo did take protective measures while creating the sculptures.
“I think I would like for people to feel a mix of revulsion and attraction, that would be nice,” says Lobo.
Leo Valencia, the owner of World Logistics MIA, agreed to help Lobo with the laborious task of moving the palettes of Nexcite.
About all these guides are ex-brigands and smugglers, said Lobo.
I will speak to him; but I do not think there will be any firing, replied Lobo.
Any orthodox American would have shot the lobo at first appearance.Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest
J. Frank Dobie
"I want to reach Colonel Lobo," he said to the man who answered his call.
But listen, Mateo, I know a man who knows all of Lobo's hangouts.
- Western US another name for timber wolf
Spanish, from Latin lupus wolf
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Word Origin and History for lobo
wolf of the U.S. southwest, 1859, from Spanish lobo, from Latin lupus (see wolf).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper