Klipdas
Klipdas Klip"das, Klipdachs Klip"dachs`, n. [D. klip cliff + das badger, akin to G. dachs.] (Zo["o]l.) A small mammal ({Hyrax Capensis}), found in South Africa. It is of about the size of a rabbit, and closely resembles the daman. Called also {rock rabbit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Hyrax Capensis — Klipdas Klip das, Klipdachs Klip dachs , n. [D. klip cliff + das badger, akin to G. dachs.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small mammal ({Hyrax Capensis}), found in South Africa. It is of about the size of a rabbit, and closely resembles the daman. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Klipdachs — Klipdas Klip das, Klipdachs Klip dachs , n. [D. klip cliff + das badger, akin to G. dachs.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small mammal ({Hyrax Capensis}), found in South Africa. It is of about the size of a rabbit, and closely resembles the daman. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock rabbit — Klipdas Klip das, Klipdachs Klip dachs , n. [D. klip cliff + das badger, akin to G. dachs.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small mammal ({Hyrax Capensis}), found in South Africa. It is of about the size of a rabbit, and closely resembles the daman. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Angora rabbit — Rabbit Rab bit (r[a^]b b[i^]t), n. [OE. rabet, akin to OD. robbe, robbeken.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species ({Lepus cuniculus}), which is often kept as a pet, and has been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chimaera monstrosa — Rabbit Rab bit (r[a^]b b[i^]t), n. [OE. rabet, akin to OD. robbe, robbeken.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species ({Lepus cuniculus}), which is often kept as a pet, and has been… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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