Aardwolf Definition

ärdwo͝olf
aardwolves
noun
aardwolves
A nocturnal S African carnivore (Proteles cristatus) of the same family as the hyena, that feeds chiefly on termites and insect larvae.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Proteles cristata

Other Word Forms of Aardwolf

Noun

Singular:
aardwolf
Plural:
aardwolves

Origin of Aardwolf

  • Afrikaans aarde earth (from Middle Dutch aerde er-2 in Indo-European roots) wolf wolf (from Middle Dutch wl̥kwo- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Afrikaans aardwolf.

    From Wiktionary

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