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doʊldhole

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dhole, Cuon alpinusnoun

    fierce wild dog of the forests of central and southeast Asia that hunts in packs

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  1. dholenoun

    An Asian wild dog, Cuon alpinus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dholenoun

    a fierce, wild dog (Canis Dukhunensis), found in the mountains of India. It is remarkable for its propensity to hunt the tiger and other wild animals in packs

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  1. Dhole

    The dhole, also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. It is the only extant member of the genus Cuon, which differs from Canis by the reduced number of molars and greater number of teats. The dholes are classed as endangered by the IUCN, due to ongoing habitat loss, depletion of its prey base, competition from other predators, persecution and possibly diseases from domestic and feral dogs. The dhole is a highly social animal, living in large clans which occasionally split up into small packs to hunt. It primarily preys on medium-sized ungulates, which it hunts by tiring them out in long chases, and kills by disemboweling them. Unlike most social canids, dholes let their pups eat first at a kill. Though fearful of humans, dhole packs are bold enough to attack large and dangerous animals such as wild boar, water buffalo, and even tigers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dhole

    dōl, n. the Indian wild dog. [Ind. word.]

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  1. holed

  2. holde

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dhole in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dhole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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