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maanhaar, noun

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AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, maan mane + haar hair.
In full maanhaar jackal, or (less frequently) maanhaar jakkals /jakəls/ [Afrikaans jakkals jackal]: the aardwolf, Proteles cristatus.
[1892 Nicolls & Eglington Sportsman in S. Afr. 93The ‘Mona (maned) jackal,’ by which name it is most commonly known, may be found all over South Africa.]
1974 Rand Daily Mail 31 July 4The animal, commonly known as a maanhaar jakkals sought safety in the backyard of a home in Linton Road, Morningside Manor, after being chased by dogs.
the aardwolf, Proteles cristatus.

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