from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A native name in Abyssinia of the cony, a species of Hyrax. Bruce. Also called
ganamand wabber. See cony, 2.
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It is the webro of the Arabians, the daman-Israel of Shaw, the ashkoko of
But it is now believed that the ashkoko, an animal mentioned by Bruce, presents properties which accord much better with the description of the saphan given in different parts of the Old Testament, than the cony, hare, or rabbit.