Hyrax Sylvestris
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 ({Hyrax Syriacus}) of Palestine, and the klipdas ({Hyrax capensis}) of South Africa. Other species are {Hyrax arboreus} and {Hyrax Sylvestris}, the former from Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa. See {Daman}.

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  • 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 ({Hyrax Syriacus}) of Palestine, and the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyrax arboreus — 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 ({Hyrax Syriacus}) of Palestine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyrax capensis — 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 ({Hyrax Syriacus}) of Palestine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyrax Syriacus — 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 ({Hyrax Syriacus}) of Palestine, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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