lobo

lobo

[loh-boh]
noun, plural lobos.
the gray or timber wolf of the western U.S.

Origin:
1830–40; < Spanish < Latin lupus wolf

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lobo (ˈləʊbəʊ)
 
n , pl -bos
(Western US) another name for timber wolf
 
[Spanish, from Latin lupus wolf]

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lobo
1859, from Sp. lobo, from L. lupus (see wolf).
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