Otocyon

noun
Oto·​cy·​on

Definition of Otocyon

: a monotypic genus of the family Canidae that includes only the long-eared fox of southern Africa

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History and Etymology for Otocyon

New Latin, from ot- + Greek kyōn dog

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“Otocyon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Otocyon. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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