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Jackal

Jack´al`
n.1.
1.(Zool.) 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.
2.One who does mean work for another's advantage, as jackals were once thought to kill game which lions appropriated.
Noun1.Jackaljackal - 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
Synonyms: Canis aureus
African hunting dog, Cape hunting dog, adherent, apple-polisher, ass-licker, backscratcher, backslapper, bootlick, bootlicker, brown-nose, brownie, brush wolf, clawback, courtier, coyote, creature, cringer, dingo, disciple, dummy, dupe, fawner, figurehead, flatterer, flunky, follower, footlicker, fox, gillie, goon, groveler, handshaker, hanger-on, helot, henchman, hyena, instrument, kowtower, lackey, led captain, lickspit, lickspittle, lobo, man, mealymouth, medicine wolf, minion, myrmidon, peon, prairie wolf, puppet, reynard, satellite, serf, slave, spaniel, stooge, suck, sycophant, thug, timber wolf, timeserver, toad, toady, tool, truckler, tufthunter, votary, wolf, yes-man
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