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jackal

jack·al

jackal

 
pronunciation:
jae kl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of a number of wild Asian and African dogs, closely related to the wolf, that are esp. known for scavenging and for attacking small or weakened prey.
 
definition 2: someone who performs or assists in degrading or villainous tasks, esp. to serve another.
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