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dingo

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noun din·go \ˈdiŋ-(ˌ)gō\

Simple Definition of dingo

  • : a wild dog of Australia

Full Definition of dingo

plural dingoes

  1. :  a wild dog (Canis dingo) of Australia having a tan or reddish coat that is often considered a subspecies (C. familiaris dingo) of the domestic dog

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Origin of dingo

Dharuk (Australian aboriginal language of the Port Jackson area) diŋgu


First Known Use: 1789

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