Definition of Crab-eating fox

1. Noun. Wild dog of northern South America.

Exact synonyms: Crab-eating Dog, Dusicyon Cancrivorus
Generic synonyms: Wild Dog



Definition of Crab-eating fox

1. Noun. (spelink Cerdocyon thous), a medium-sized canid endemic to central South America. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crab-eating Fox

coætaneous
coæval
cp.
cpg-rich island
cpg islands
cps
craal
craaled
craaling
craals
crab-apple
crab-eater
crab-eating dog
crab-eating fox (current term)
crab-eating macaque
crab-eating opossum
crab-eating raccoon
crab-eating seal
crab Louis
crab apple
crab boil
crab boils
crab burger
crab burgers
crab cactus
crab canon
crab canons
crab cocktail

Literary usage of Crab-eating fox

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The crab-eating fox-dog is common throughout the forested parts of the whole Amazon basin, and gets its name from its fondness for crayfish, though these ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... laying up hidden stores of the last-named rodents for winter use. The so-called foxes of South America, such as the crab-eating fox (C. ..."

3. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Paraguay. e. Presented by WF Bridges, Esq., Sept. 18, 1882. 239. Cams cancrivorus, Desm. crab-eating fox. Hab. Brazil. o. Presented by Dr. Palin, ..."

4. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The crab-eating fox dog is common throughout the forested parts of the whole Amazon basin, and gets its name from its fondness for crayfish; ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The crab-eating fox-dog is common throughout the forested parts of the whole Amazon basin, and gets its name from its fondness for crayfish, though these ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... laying up hidden stores of the last-named rodents for winter use. The so-called foxes of South America, such as the crab-eating fox (C. ..."

7. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Paraguay. e. Presented by WF Bridges, Esq., Sept. 18, 1882. 239. Cams cancrivorus, Desm. crab-eating fox. Hab. Brazil. o. Presented by Dr. Palin, ..."

8. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The crab-eating fox dog is common throughout the forested parts of the whole Amazon basin, and gets its name from its fondness for crayfish; ..."

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