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Definition of Hyrax

Hyrax
Hyrax Hy"rax, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? shrew mouse.] (Zo["o]l.) 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 Daman.

Meaning of Hyrax from wikipedia

- southern Africa; the western tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax dorsalis), southern tree hyrax (D. arboreus), and eastern tree hyrax (D. validus). Their distribution...
- The rock hyrax (/ˈhaɪ.ræks/; Procavia capensis), also called d****ie, Cape hyrax, rock rabbit, and (in the King James Bible) coney, is a medium-sized terrestrial...
- The tree hyrax or tree d****ie is a small nocturnal mammal native to Africa. Distantly related to elephants and sea cows, it comprises the four species...
- tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax arboreus), also known as the southern tree d****ie, is a species of mammal in the family Procaviidae. The southern tree hyrax is...
- The Hyrax Hill site was proclaimed a national monument in 1945 and opened to the public in 1965. This was as a result of startling discoveries of relics...
- Hyrax Hill is a prehistoric site near Nakuru in the Rift Valley province of Kenya. It is a rocky spur roughly half a kilometer in length, with an elevation...
- The yellow-spotted rock hyrax or bush hyrax (Heterohyrax brucei) is a species of mammal in the family Procaviidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi...
- The western tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax dorsalis), also called the western tree d****ie or Beecroft's tree hyrax, is a species of tree hyrax within the family...
- The Benin tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax interfluvialis) is a species of tree hyrax within the family Procaviidae. It can be distinguished from neighboring Dendrohyrax...
- and **** excreted by the Cape hyrax (Procavia capensis, also referred to as the rock hyrax or d****ie). The rock hyrax defecates in the same location...