from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Tasmanian wolf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The carnivorous marsupial Thylacinus cynocephalus which was native to Tasmania, now extinct.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The zebra wolf. See under wolf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The native wild “dog,” “wolf,” “tiger,” or “hyena” of Tasmania, Thylacinus cynocephalus, the largest living carnivorous marsupial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back; probably extinct
From New Latin Thȳlacīnus, genus name, from Greek thūlakos, sack.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek θύλακος (thulakos, "pouch, sack"). (Wiktionary)