warrigal

/wawr"i geuhl/, Australian.
n.
1. dingo.
2. any large or ferocious dog.
3. a wild horse.
adj.
4. wild; ferocious; savage.
[1840-50; < Dharuk wa-ri-gal wild dingo]

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