Wolfpack vs Clan - What's the difference?

wolfpack | clan |


As nouns the difference between wolfpack and clan

is that wolfpack is a family or other group of wild wolves while clan is .

wolfpack

English

Alternative forms

* wolf pack, wolf-pack

Noun

(en noun)
  • A family or other group of wild wolves.
  • (idiomatic, historical) During World War II, any of various marauding groups of submarines, especially German submarines that patrolled the North Atlantic and preyed upon merchant ships.
  • clan

    English

    (wikipedia clan)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
  • A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
  • Any association of people behaving clannishly.
  • (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
  • A badger colony.
  • Derived terms

    * clannish * matriclan * patriclan

    Descendants

    * Dutch: (l) * German: (l)