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strandwolf (ˈstrændˌwʊlf, Afrikaans ˈstrantˌvɔlf)
n , pl -wolves
Also called: brown hyena a species of hyena (Hyaena brunnea) that scavenges on shores of southern Africa
[C19: Afrikaans, from Dutch strand beach + Afrikaans wolf hyena]

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