HyperDic: jackal

English > 1 sense of the word jackal:
NOUNanimaljackal, Canis aureusOld World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog
jackal > pronunciation
Soundsjhae'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > jackal: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningOld World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair.
SynonymCanis aureus
Member ofCanis, genus Canistype genus of the Canidae
Broadercanine, canidAny of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Spanishchacal
Catalanxacal

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