Azara's dog

Aza·​ra's dog | \ əˈzärəz- \
variants: or Azara's fox

Definition of Azara's dog

: a foxlike mammal (Dusicyon gymnocercus or D. azarae) of eastern and southern South America

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History and Etymology for Azara's dog

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 23 Jan. 2021.

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