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aardwolf
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans aardwolf.

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NounEdit

aardwolf (plural aardwolves)

  1. The nocturnal, insectivorous, mammal, Proteles cristatus, of southern and eastern Africa, related to and resembling the hyena. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

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EtymologyEdit

From aarde (earth, soil) +‎ wolf.

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aardwolf (plural aardwolwe)

  1. aardwolf

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans aardwolf. Equivalent to aard +‎ wolf.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːrtˌʋɔlf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aard‧wolf

NounEdit

aardwolf m (plural aardwolven, diminutive aardwolfje n)

  1. aardwolf

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