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jackal

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒæk.əl/ us  
a wild animal like a dog that lives in Africa and southern Asia and eats animals that have died or been killed by others
Translations of “jackal”
in Spanish chacal…
in French chacal…
in German der Schakal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豺,胡狼…
in Russian шакал…
in Turkish çakal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 豺,亚洲胡狼…
in Polish szakal…
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