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wolf dog

[ woolf-dawg, dog ]
/ ˈwʊlf ˌdɔg, ˌdɒg /
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noun
any dog used in hunting wolves.
a cross between a wolf and a domestic dog.
any dog that resembles a wolf, as a Siberian husky or Alaskan malamute.
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Origin of wolf dog

First recorded in 1630–40
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