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.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycaon Pictus
Literary usage of Lycaon pictus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."