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Definition of the noun Aard-Wolf
What does Aard-Wolf mean as a name of something?
- archaic spelling of, aardwolf
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A Natural History of the Mammalia by Grace Townsend
THE AARD-WOLF is a remarkable animal inhabiting the southern parts of Africa, where its range is almost co-extensive with that of the brown variety of the hyena. It is an extremely interesting animal, as it forms a connecting link between the ...
by A.E. Brehm
The Aard-Wolf is a native of southern Africa, especially of its western portion. From all accounts it would seem ...
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Aard-wolf, a carnivorous animal resembling a fox, first brought from South Africa by the traveler Dela- lande. It is nocturnal and dwells ...
A peculiar hyaena-like animal from Africa, known to the Dutch as the aard- wolf, and scientifically as Proteles cristatus, is regarded as representing a family by itself, distinguished by having the auditory bulla The Aard-Wolf of the skull divided ...
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
The aard-wolf is believed by some authorities to bridge the gap between the Hyaenines and the Viverrines. See also Viverrines. Some years ago, investigators believed the aard-wolf was a type of civet and belonged with the Viverrines.
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1896)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
AARD-WOLF ABANDONMENT 3 Aard-wolf ( ' earth- wolf ; '
by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
AALST AARD-WOLF 3 manufacturing industry consists of several iron works, forges, cast-iron factories, paper mills, whetstone quarries, wooden ware shops, and woollen and leathern factories. It contains, beside its capital, 190 smaller towns ...
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Aard-wolf, a singular carnivorous animal, first brought from South Af'ica by the traveler Delalande. Its Vol. 1-1 Q £ 86 J size is about that of a full grown fox, which it resembles in both its habits and manners, being nocturnal, and constructing a ...
by James Stormonth
aard-wolf, n. dra'woolf [Dut. aarde, earth, and wolf, a wolf], the earth-wolf of S. Africa. Ab, n. dib [Heb.], the fifth month of the Jewish sacred, and the eleventh ...
by Ernest Weekley
aard-wolf. aasvogel [SAfr.]. Vulture. Du., lit. carrion fowl; cf. Ger. aas, carrion, prob, cogn. with essen, to eat. ab-. L., from, away; cogn. with of (q.v.). Also a-, abs -, aba. Substitute for sextent, invented by, and named from, Antoine d'Abbadie.
Zell's Popular Encyclopedia (1882)
A Complete Dictionary of the English Language; with Pronouncing Vocabulary & a Gazetteer of the World
AARD-wolf. Aargau, or ARGovIA, one of the cantons of Switzerland, bounded on the north by the river Rhine, on the east by Zurich and Zug, on the south by Lucerne and Perne, and on the west by Soleure and Basle. Area, 530 square miles.
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