Definition of dieb
: a jackal (Canis anthus) of North Africa
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of dieb
Arabic dhi'b, dhīb wolf, jackal
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up dieb? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).