Hyrax

• (n.) Any animal of the genus Hyrax, of which about four species are known. They constitute the order Hyracoidea. The best known species are the daman (H. Syriacus) of Palestine, and the klipdas (H. capensis) of South Africa. Other species are H. arboreus and H. Sylvestris, the former from Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa. See Da...
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hyrax

<zoology> Any animal of the genus Hyrax, of which about four species are known. They constitute the order Hyracoidea. The best known species are the daman (H. Syriacus) of Palestine, and the klipdas (H. Capensis) of South Africa. Other species are H. Arboreus and H. Sylvestris, the former from Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa. Se...
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hyrax

coney 3 cony 3 dassie noun any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
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Hyrax

Hy'rax noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... shrew mouse.] (Zoology) Any animal of the genus Hyrax , of which about four species are known. They constitute the order Hyracoidea. The best known species are the daman ( H. Syriacus ) of Palestine, and the klipdas ( H. capensis ...
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hyrax

Any of a group of small, rodentlike, herbivorous mammals that live among rocks in desert areas, and in forests in Africa, Arabia, and Syria. They are about the size of a rabbit, with a plump body, short legs, short ears, brownish fur, and long, curved front teeth. (Family Procaviidae, order Hyracoidea.) They have four toes on the front limbs, and t...
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hyrax

any of six species of small hoofed mammals (ungulates) native to Africa and extreme southwestern Asia. Hyraxes and pikas are sometimes called conies ... [3 related articles]
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hyrax

hyrax (hī'răks) , name for rabbit-sized mammals of Africa and SW Asia comprising the family Procavidae. Although rodentlike in appearance, hyraxes are hoofed mammals, or ungulates (see Chordata), most closely related to elephants and sea cows. The hyrax, also called coney, has a squa...
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hyrax

shrew
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hyrax

small rodent-like ungulate
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Hyrax

The hyrax is a genus of pachydermatous mammalia, intermediate in their character between the rhinoceros and the tapir. It is the only genus of the order Hyracoidea, characterized by having no canine teeth, but long curved incisors. The front feet have four toes, and the hind feet three. The Cape hyrax was called by the colonists of South Africa the...
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hyrax

[n] - any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
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