Coyote vs. Jackal

Coyote vs. Jackal — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Coyote and Jackal

Coyotenoun

A wolflike carnivorous mammal (Canis latrans) of North and Central America, having grayish-brown or yellowish fur, large erect ears, and a drooping bushy tail. Also called prairie wolf.

Jackalnoun

Any of several mammals of the genus Canis of Africa, Asia, and southeast Europe, that are chiefly foragers feeding on plants, small animals, and occasionally carrion.

Coyotenoun

A firefighter who is sent to battle remote, usually very severe forest fires, often for days at a time.

Jackalnoun

One who seeks to gain advantage or profit from the difficulties of another.

Coyotenoun

(Slang) A person who smuggles undocumented immigrants into the United States, especially across the Mexican border.

Jackalnoun

One who performs menial tasks for another.

Coyotenoun

Canis latrans, a species of canine native to North America.

Jackalnoun

Any of certain wild canids of the genus Canis, native to the tropical Old World and smaller than a wolf.

Coyotenoun

A smuggler of illegal immigrants across the land border from Mexico into the United States of America.

Jackalnoun

A person who performs menial/routine tasks, a dogsbody.

Coyoteverb

To prospect for gold by manually digging holes into overlying earth, as into a hillside.

Jackalnoun

(pejorative) A person who behaves in an opportunistic way; especially a base collaborator.

Coyotenoun

small wolf native to western North America

Jackalnoun

A jack (the playing card).

Coyotenoun

someone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually acress the Mexican border)

Jackalverb

To perform menial or routine tasks

Coyotenoun

a forest fire fighter who is sent to battle remote and severe forest fires (often for days at a time)

Jackalnoun

Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair