Boomdas
Boomdas Boom"das, n. [D. boom tree + das badger.] (Zo["o]l.) A small African hyracoid mammal ({Dendrohyrax arboreus}) resembling the daman. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dendrohyrax arboreus — Boomdas Boom das, n. [D. boom tree + das badger.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small African hyracoid mammal ({Dendrohyrax arboreus}) resembling the daman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boomdassie — ˈbümˌdasē noun ( s) Etymology: Afrikaans boomdas, from boom tree (from Middle Dutch) + dassie, diminutive of das badger, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German boum tree and to Old High German dahs badger more at …   Useful english dictionary

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