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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hyrax of the genus Procavia or Dendrohyrax, especially the African species P. capensis. Also called rock hyrax.
  • n. See pika.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the pika.
  • n. the hyrax. See Cony, and Daman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A hyrax, as the Cape cony, Hyrax capensis, called by the Dutch colonists klipdas.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hyrax that lives in rocky areas
  • n. small short-eared burrowing mammal of rocky uplands of Asia and western North America

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