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strand wolf

noun
Origin of strand wolf
1820-1830
1820-30
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strandwolf

/ˈstrændˌwʊlf; Afrikaans ˈstrantˌvɔlf/
noun (pl) -wolves
1.
a species of hyena (Hyaena brunnea) that scavenges on shores of southern Africa Also called brown hyena
Word Origin
C19: Afrikaans, from Dutch strand beach + Afrikaans wolf hyena
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