hyrax

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A hyrax.

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὕραξ (hurax, shrewmouse).

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NounEdit

hyrax (plural hyraxes or hyraces)

  1. Any of several small, ungulate herbivorous mammals, of the order Hyracoidea, with a bulky frame and fang-like incisors; they are native to Africa and the Middle East.

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HyponymsEdit

  • (small ungulates): rock hyrax, tree hyrax

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Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 07:46