lycaon definition

  • noun:
    • A name of the constellation Boötes (which see).
    • A genus of canine quadrupeds of the family Canidæ, having but four toes on the fore feet, instead of five as in the rest of the Canidæ, resembling the hyenas in this respect; the South African hunting-dogs, hyena-dogs, or painted hyenas.

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    • (Canis lycaon nubilus), San Juan coyote…
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