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Origin of strand wolf

First recorded in 1820–30
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British Dictionary definitions for strand wolf

strandwolf
/ (ˈstrændˌwʊlf, Afrikaans ˈstrantˌvɔlf) /

noun plural -wolves
a species of hyena (Hyaena brunnea) that scavenges on shores of southern AfricaAlso called: brown hyena

Word Origin for strandwolf

C19: Afrikaans, from Dutch strand beach + Afrikaans wolf hyena
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