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dingo /ˈdɪŋgoʊ/  

(countable noun) Usage note: This is the usual term used by all speakers.

A type of wild dog which is dark yellow in colour and has upright ears and a thick tail. Dingoes live in the Australian outback and can be dangerous to humans.

Example: To top it all off, a dingo arrived at the outer edge of the circle of people, sniffed around a little and trotted away again. ( 


A dingo

(photo by Athena Kerley)