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  • noun Plural form of hyrax.

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Examples

  • Animals known as hyraxes are using the roof of my tent as a slide.

    Falling Ill in Africa, and Loving It

  • My favorite emanated from these large tree-dwelling rodents called hyraxes, which let out a rather alarming squeal whenever their territories were threatened.

    Intelligent Travel Blog

  • In addition to these, a few herbivores were prohibited: horses, camels, hyraxes, rabbits, and hares see Leviticus 11:4–7; 26–27.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Three pages later, Grzimek writes, “Unique among all mammals is its intestinal tract: it is namely so that hyraxes have two blind guts … the function of the second blind gut is not yet clear.”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Three pages later, Grzimek writes, “Unique among all mammals is its intestinal tract: it is namely so that hyraxes have two blind guts … the function of the second blind gut is not yet clear.”

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Four species of animals that are prohibited for consumption are especially mentioned in the Bible: camels, hyraxes, rabbits, and pigs see Leviticus 11:4–8.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Four species of animals that are prohibited for consumption are especially mentioned in the Bible: camels, hyraxes, rabbits, and pigs see Leviticus 11:4–8.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Some modern writers point to economic motives: hyraxes and hares are forbidden for consumption because hunting such animals is a waste of time and is done at the expense of breeding productive animals.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • In addition to these, a few herbivores were prohibited: horses, camels, hyraxes, rabbits, and hares see Leviticus 11:4–7; 26–27.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • Some modern writers point to economic motives: hyraxes and hares are forbidden for consumption because hunting such animals is a waste of time and is done at the expense of breeding productive animals.

    Modern Science in the Bible

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