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1. aardwolf, proteles cristata

striped hyena of southeast Africa that feeds chiefly on insects

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noun plural -wolves
a nocturnal mammal, Proteles cristatus, that inhabits the plains of southern Africa and feeds on termites and insect larvae: family Hyaenidae (hyenas), order Carnivora (carnivores)

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nounWord forms: plural ˈaardˌwolves (ˈɑrdˌwʊlvz ; ärdˈwoolvzˌ)
a nocturnal S African carnivore (Proteles cristatus) of the same family as the hyena, that feeds chiefly on termites and insect larvae

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A mammal (Proteles cristatus) of southern and eastern Africa, similar to a hyena but feeding mainly on termites and insect larvae.

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