thooid

adjective
tho·​oid | \ ˈthōˌȯid \

Definition of thooid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling a wolf used of a wolf, dog, or jackal as distinguished from the foxes or alopecoid members of the genus Canis

thooid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of thooid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a thooid canine

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History and Etymology for thooid

Adjective

Greek thōs jackal + English -oid; akin to Latin faunus faun

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“Thooid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thooid. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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