Definition of strandwolf in English:

strandwolf

noun

South african
  • The brown hyena, which often frequents the shore, where it scavenges dead fish and birds.

    • ‘He spends most of his time scuba diving or observing a family of strandwolves (brown hyenas).’
    • ‘The rough coastline is the graveyard to numerous ships but also home to massive seal colonies and the awkwardly lovely Strandwolf’
    • ‘There is a variety of small mammals with an occasional sighting of the strandwolf.’
    • ‘A loner with few friends, he works as a diamond diver during the summer months and follows a family of strandwolves during the winter months.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from South African Dutch, from strand seashore + wolf wolf.

Pronunciation:

strandwolf

/ˈstrantvɒlf//ˈstrandwʊlf/