Definition of Lycaon pictus

1. Noun. A powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area.

Exact synonyms: African Hunting Dog, Cape Hunting Dog, Hyena Dog
Generic synonyms: Wild Dog



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycaon Pictus

Luys' body
Luzon
Luzon Strait
Luír Cheltchair
Lviv
Lvov
Lw
Lyallpur
Lyb antigen
Lybian
Lybian Arab Jamahiriya
Lycaena
Lycaena hypophlaeas
Lycaenidae
Lycaeon
Lycaon pictus
Lychins chalcedonica
Lychins floscuculi
Lychnis alba
Lychnis coronaria
Lychnis dioica
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lycia
Lycian
Lycium
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycoperdaceae
Lycoperdales

Literary usage of Lycaon pictus

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1. East African Mammals in the United States National Museum by Ned Hollister (1918)
"lycaon pictus lupinus ROOSEVELT, African Game Trails, Amer. ed., p. 473; London ed., p. 485. 1914. lycaon pictus lupinus ROOSEVELT AND HELLER, Life Hist. ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1855)
"ON SOME POINTS RELATING TO THE ANATOMY OF THE TASMANIAN WOLF (THYLACINUS) AND OF THE CAPE HUNTING DOG (lycaon pictus). BY EDWARDS CRISP, MD By this method, ..."

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