Azara's dog


Aza·​ra's dog
variants or Azara's fox
: a foxlike mammal (Dusicyon gymnocercus or D. azarae) of eastern and southern South America

Word History


translation of New Latin Canis Azarae, after Félix de Azara †1821 Spanish soldier and naturalist

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“Azara's dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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