Dingo definition

dĭnggō
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A wild dog (Canis lupus subsp. dingo) of Australia and Southeast Asia, having a reddish-brown or yellowish-brown coat.
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The Australian wild dog (Canis dingo), usually tawny in color, with short, pointed ears and a bushy tail.
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Canis lupus dingo , a wild dog native to Australia.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dingo
Plural:
dingos

Origin of dingo

  • Dharuk diŋgu

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

  • From Dharug dingu (“tame dingo”).

    From Wiktionary