Definition of Dingo

1. Noun. Wolflike yellowish-brown wild dog of Australia.

Exact synonyms: Canis Dingo, Warragal, Warrigal
Generic synonyms: Wild Dog



Definition of Dingo

1. n. A wild dog found in Australia, but supposed to have introduced at a very early period. It has a wolflike face, bushy tail, and a reddish brown color.

Definition of Dingo

1. Noun. A wild dog native to Australia, scientific name (spelink Canis lupus dingo). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dingo

1. a wild dog of Australia [n -GOES]

Medical Definition of Dingo

1. A wild dog found in Australia, but supposed to have introduced at a very early period. It has a wolflike face, bushy tail, and a reddish brown colour. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dingo

dingier
dingies
dingiest
dingily
dinginess
dinginesses
dinging
dingle
dingle-dangle
dingle runs
dingleberries
dinglehopper
dinglehoppers
dingles
dingo (current term)
dingoes
dingos
dings
dingthrift
dingthrifts
dinguses
dingy
dingy skipper
dingy skippers
dinic
dinichthys
dinickel
dinics

Literary usage of Dingo

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1. Among Cannibals: An Account of Four Years' Travels in Australia and of Camp by Carl Lumholtz (1889)
"The next morning I at once set out to find a dingo suitable for my next expedition ... The dingo is an important member of the family ; it sleeps in ..."

2. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1890)
"The dingo—His Ancestry—Dangerous Neighbours—The Native Cat—The Kangaroo—War to ... This crossing is, indeed, a remarkable fact in the history of the dingo; ..."

3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1888)
"The dingo — His Ancestry — Dangerous Neighbours — The Native Cat — The Kangaroo ... This crossing is, indeed, a remarkable fact in the history of the dingo; ..."

4. The Twentieth Century Dog by Herbert Compton (1904)
"FOREIGN SPORTING-DOGS THE dingo THE dingo is essentially a ... The cunning and intelligence of the dingo is well known to Australians ; a pair of dingos ..."

5. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... griffon, guara, finder, deerhound, stag- hound, dingo, dhole (India), courser, collie, colly, bulldog, beagle, Saint Bernard, basset, brindle, ..."

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