Definition of Daman

1. n. A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of Northern Africa is H. Brucei; -- called also ashkoko, dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax.



Definition of Daman

1. Proper noun. Capital of the union territory of Daman and Diu (India). ¹

2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Sanskrit) used in India, derived from the (etyl sa) equivalent of Ancient Greek Damian, the brother of Cosmas. ¹

3. Noun. The hyrax. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daman

1. a small mammal [n -S]

Medical Definition of Daman

1. A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of Northern Africa is H. Brucei. Synonym: ashkoko, dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Daman

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1. Researches Into the Physical History of Mankind by James Cowles Prichard (1844)
"South-eastern Tribes of daman. daman is comprehended between the Salt range ... daman proper, extends along the feet of the Soliman hills, southward of the ..."

2. A Dictionary, Hindustani & English: Accompanied by a Reversed Dictionary by Duncan Forbes (1858)
"... the modern district of Tamluk. s. j*b daman, m. a skirt of a garment ; sheet (of a sail on ship-board) ; the foot or declivity of a mountain, ..."

3. A Voyage to the East-Indies: Giving an Account of the Isles of Madagascar by Gabriel Dellon, M. C., Jodocus Crull, Souchu de Rennefort (1698)
"... long before my Arrival at daman, the .Sieur de St. James, Son of a French ... at daman, where there was at that time no other ..."

4. Vital Records of Weymouth, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by Weymouth (Mass (1910)
"DAMONS (see daman, Dammon, Damon, Damun, Daymond), Isaac and Jenney Pratt, DeC. ... DAMUN (see daman, Dammon, Damon, Damons, Daymond), Jonathan and Sara ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Edward Hall Alderson, William Selwyn (1819)
"The KING against daman. ° 5G.sc 14. tices of the county of Southampton, under the In a conviction, ..."

6. A Journey to the Source of the River Oxus by John Wood (1872)
"The valley of Koh daman lies north of Kabul, from which it is separated by a ... So enclosed, the Koh daman has a length of thirty-one miles and a medium ..."

7. Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal (1875)
"The existing Portuguese Settlements are daman, Dili and Goi. We take daman first, as the easiest of access from Bombay. The territory of daman is intermixed ..."

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