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Akela


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Name of the leader of the wolf pack in Kipling's Jungle Books (1894–5); he is known as the Lone Wolf, and his name comes from Hindi akelā ‘single, solitary’.

The name is used informally for the adult leader of a group of Cub Scouts (formerly Wolf Cubs).


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