Definition of Striped hyena

1. Noun. Of northern Africa and Arabia and India.

Exact synonyms: Hyaena Hyaena
Generic synonyms: Hyaena, Hyena
Group relationships: Genus Hyaena



Definition of Striped hyena

1. Noun. Smallest of the true hyenas (''Hyaena hyaena''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Striped Hyena

stripdown
stripdowns
stripe
stripe blight
striped
striped beakfish
striped catfish
striped catfishes
striped coral root
striped dogwood
striped drum
striped field mouse
striped gentian
striped hyena (current term)
striped killifish
striped maple
striped marlin
striped muishond
striped mullet
striped racer
striped shield bug
striped shield bugs
striped skunk
striped squirrel
striped violet
stripedness
stripeless
stripelike

Literary usage of Striped hyena

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In size it resembles the striped hyena, but differs in appearance, owing to the fringe of long hair covering the neck and forepart of the back. ..."

2. On Safari: Big Game Hunting in British East Africa with Studies in Bird Live by Abel Chapman (1908)
"For, on striped hyena. coming up to my two prizes, I had concluded, quite erroneously, ... striped hyena."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In size it resembles the striped hyena, but differs in appearance, ... I.—The striped hyena (Hyaena, striata). it prefers by day the gloom of caves and ..."

4. New System of Physiognomony [sic], Or, The Art of Knowing Men by Their Eyes by Mariano Aguirre de Venero (1865)
"The carnivorous instincts of the striped hyena are such that, were we not aware that its voracity is natural to the species, we would suppose it to be ..."

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