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Jackal vs. Coyote

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Jackalnoun

Any of certain wild canids of the genus Canis, native to the tropical Old World and smaller than a wolf.

Coyotenoun

Canis latrans, a species of canine native to North America.

Jackalnoun

A person who performs menial/routine tasks, a dogsbody.

Coyotenoun

A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.

Jackalnoun

(pejorative) A person who behaves in an opportunistic way; especially a base collaborator.

Coyoteverb

To prospect for gold by manually digging holes into overlying earth, as into a hillside.

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Jackalnoun

A jack (the playing card).

Coyotenoun

A carnivorous animal (Canis latrans), allied to the dog, found in the western part of North America; - called also prairie wolf. Its voice is a snapping bark, followed by a prolonged, shrill howl.

Jackalverb

To perform menial or routine tasks

Coyotenoun

small wolf native to western North America

Jackalnoun

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.

Coyotenoun

someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually acress the Mexican border)

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Jackalnoun

One who does mean work for another's advantage, as jackals were once thought to kill game which lions appropriated.

Coyotenoun

a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)

Jackalnoun

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

Coyotenoun

a wild dog that resembles the wolf, native to North America.

Jackalnoun

a slender long-legged wild dog that feeds on carrion, game, and fruit and often hunts cooperatively, found in Africa and southern Asia.

Coyotenoun

a person who smuggles people from Latin America across the US border, typically for a very high fee

‘at the bus station, there were coyotes offering to drive us to Los Angeles’;

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Jackal

Jackals are medium-sized omnivorous mammals of the subtribe Canina, which also includes wolves and the domestic dog, among other species. While the word has historically been used for many small canines, 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 of south-central Europe and Asia.

‘jackal’;

Coyote

The coyote (Canis latrans) is a species of canine native to North America. It is smaller than its close relative, the wolf, and slightly smaller than the closely related eastern wolf and red wolf.

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