Hyracoid
Hyracoid Hy"ra*coid, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Hyracoidea. -- n. One of the Hyracoidea. [1913 Webster]

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  • hyracoid — [hī′rə koid΄] n. 〚< ModL Hyracoidea: see HYRAX & OID〛 HYRAX adj. designating or of the hyraxes * * * …   Universalium

  • hyracoid — [hī′rə koid΄] n. [< ModL Hyracoidea: see HYRAX & OID] HYRAX adj. designating or of the hyraxes …   English World dictionary

  • hyracoid — ˈhīrəˌkȯid noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Hyracoidea : one of the Hyracoidea * * * hyˈracoid adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hyrax * * * hyracoid, a …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyracoid — 1. noun An animal of the order Hyracoidea, i.e. a hyrax. 2. adjective a) Of or relating to the hyraxes (order Hyracoidea). b) Displaying characteristics typical of hyraxes …   Wiktionary

  • hyracoid — hy·ra·coid …   English syllables

  • hyracoid — /ˈhaɪrəkɔɪd/ (say huyruhkoyd) adjective belonging or relating to the order Hyracoidea, that comprises the hyraxes. {New Latin hyrax hyrax + oid} –hyracoidean /haɪrəˈkɔɪdiən/ (say huyruh koydeeuhn), adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyracoïd’es — damanai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas būrys apibrėžtis Būryje 1 šeima. atitikmenys: lot. Hyracoidea angl. hyraxes vok. Schliefer; Schlieftiere rus. даманы pranc. damans; hyraciens; hyracoïd’es ryšiai: siauresnis terminas – …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • hy|ra|coi|de|an — «HY ruh KOY dee uhn», adjective, noun. –adj. = hyracoid. (Cf. ↑hyracoid) –n. a hyracoid animal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dimaitherium — Temporal range: Priabonian Age, Upper Eocene Epoch …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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