jackal

[n] - Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog
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Jackal

Jack'al` noun [ Pers. shaghāl : confer Old French jackal , French chacal ; confer Sanskrit çr.gāla .] 1. (Zoology) Any one of several species of carnivorous animals inhabiting Africa and Asia, related to the dog and wolf. They are cowardly, noct...
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jackal

1. <zoology> Any one of several species of carnivorous animals inhabiting Africa and Asia, related to the dog and wolf. They are cowardly, nocturnal, and gregarious. They feed largely on carrion, and are noted for their piercing and dismal howling. ... The common species of Southern Asia (Canis aureus) is yellowish gray, varied with brown on ...
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jackal

Canis aureus noun Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair
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Jackal

• (n.) Any one of several species of carnivorous animals inhabiting Africa and Asia, related to the dog and wolf. They are cowardly, nocturnal, and gregarious. They feed largely on carrion, and are noted for their piercing and dismal howling. • (n.) One who does mean work for another`s advantage, as jackals were once thought to kill game ...
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jackal

any of several species of wolflike carnivores of the dog genus Canis, family Canidae, sharing with the hyena an exaggerated reputation for ... [2 related articles]
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Jackal

HMS Jackal was a British Javelin Class destroyer of 1690 tons displacement launched in 1938 and sunk during the Second World War. She was armed with six 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and ten 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots and carried a complement of 183.
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Jackal

Jackal is slang for a toady.
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Jackal

Jackal is slang for a toady.
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jackal

jackal, name for several Old World carnivorous mammals of the genus Canis, which also includes the dog and the wolf. Jackals are found in Africa and S Asia, where they inhabit deserts, grasslands, and brush country. They are similar in size to the North American prairie wolf, or coyote, and like the...
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Jackal

Jackal is a common name of any of four Old World wild dogs. The Asian, or golden, jackal (Canis aureus), is common from northern Africa to south-eastern Europe and India. The black backed jackal (Canis mesomelas), and the side-striped jackal (Canis adustus), inhabit eastern and southern Africa. The Simien jackal (Canis simensis), is found in centra...
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jackal

Any of several wild dogs found in South Asia, southern Europe, and North Africa. Jackals can grow to 80 cm/2.7 ft long, and have greyish-brown fur and a bushy tail. (Genus Canis.) The golden jackal (C. aureus) of South Asia, southern Europe, and North Africa is 45 cm/1.5 ft high and 60 cm/2 ft l...
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Jackal

[The Day of the Jackal] The Jackal is a fictional character and the anti-hero of the novel The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth, which features a storyline centred on an assassin who is contracted by the OAS French terrorist group of the early 1960s, to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. The book was published on 7 June ...
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Jackal

[video game] ==Plot== The Jackal unit is an elite group of four soldiers that have undergone a harsh training regiment to survive in any environment. The team is composed of Colonel Decker, Lieutenant Bob, Sergeant Quint and Corporal Grey. They have been given a mission to drive two armed jeeps into hostile territory in order to rescue and ...
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Jackal

[disambiguation] The word Jackal refers to smaller animals within the dog/wolf family of mammals, including: Jackal may also refer to: ==Fiction== ==People== == Sport team == ==Other uses== == See also == ...
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Jackal

The jackal is a small carnivorous mammal of the genus Canis, which also includes the wolf, dog, and coyote. While the word `jackal` has historically been used of many small canids, in modern use it most commonly refers to three species: the closely related black-backed jackal and side-striped jackal of sub-Saharan Africa, and the golden jackal o.....
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