alopecoid

adjective
alop·​e·​coid | \ əˈläpəˌkȯid \

Definition of alopecoid

: like a fox : vulpine

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First Known Use of alopecoid

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alopecoid

Greek alōpekoeidēs, from alōpēk-, alōpēx fox + -oeidēs -oid

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“Alopecoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alopecoid. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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