See also: Hyrax

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A hyrax.

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek ὕραξ (húrax, shrewmouse).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ.ɹæks/
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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, native to Africa and the Middle East.

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