a-south African canine pet (Lycaon venaticus), which hunts in packages, chiefly during the night. It is smaller than the common wolf, with huge, erect ears, and a bushy end. Its color is reddish or yellowish-brown, blotched with grayscale. Known as in addition searching puppy.
a robust doglike mammal of south and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; today unusual in settled location