hyrax

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A hyrax.

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From Ancient Greek ὕραξ ‎(húrax, shrewmouse).

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hyrax ‎(plural hyraxes or hyraces)

  1. Any of several small, paenungulate 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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