lobo

[loh-boh]
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Origin of lobo

1830–40; < Spanish < Latin lupus wolf
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Related Words for lobo

mutt, pooch, pup, cur, wolf, chow, hound, dingo, fox, hyena, coyote, jackal, lobo

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British Dictionary definitions for lobo

lobo

noun plural -bos
  1. Western US another name for timber wolf

Word Origin for lobo

Spanish, from Latin lupus wolf
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Word Origin and History for lobo
n.

wolf of the U.S. southwest, 1859, from Spanish lobo, from Latin lupus (see wolf).

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