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Etymology

Afrikaans aarde (earth) + wolf (wolf). Used in English since the 19th Century.

aardwolf

Noun

Singular
aardwolf

Plural
aardwolves

aardwolf (aardwolves)
  1. (zoology) A insectivorous quadruped (Proteles cristatus), of South Africa, related to and resembling the hyena, and having an erectile crest.

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Pronunciation

Noun

aardwolf m. (plural aardwolven, diminutive aardwolfje)

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