ashkoko
Daman Da"man (d[aum]"m[.a]n), n. (Zo["o]l.) A small herbivorous mammal of the genus {Hyrax}. The species found in Palestine and Syria is {Hyrax Syriacus}; that of Northern Africa is {Hyrax Brucei}; -- called also {ashkoko}, {dassy}, and {rock rabbit}. See {Cony}, and {Hyrax}. [1913 Webster]

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