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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Afrikaans dassie, from Dutch das (badger).

NounEdit

dassie (plural dassies)

  1. A small, herbivorous mammal in the order Hyracoidea, the rock hyrax.
    The dassie is the closest living relative to the elephant.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

das +‎ -ie. Diminutive of das (badger; hyrax).

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NounEdit

dassie (plural dassies)

  1. rock hyrax, dassie
    Synonym: klipdas

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  • English: dassie