Definition of Crocuta

1. Noun. A genus of Hyaenidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Crocuta
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Hyaenidae, Hyaenidae
Member holonyms: Crocuta Crocuta, Laughing Hyena, Spotted Hyena



Definition of Crocuta

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of crocotta) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocuta

crocolite
croconate
croconates
croconazole
croconic
croconic acid
crocose
crocosmia
crocosmias
crocotta
crocottas
crocs
crocus
crocuses
crocuslike
crocuta (current term)
crocutas
croft
crofter
crofters
crofting
croftings
croftland
croftlands
crofts
crog
crogged
crogging
crogs
crohn's colitis

Literary usage of Crocuta

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1. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1889)
"as described by Meckel, and as in H. crocuta, but in our specimen the insertion of the superficial portion is even more extensive, and reaches from the ..."

2. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"The tubercular grinders of upper jaw elongate, with three roots. The flesh- tooth with three equal-sized lobes, the front lobe large. 2. crocuta. ..."

3. Notes of a Naturalist in the Nile Valley and Malta: A Narrative of by Andrew Leith Adams (1870)
"... of the H. crocuta were found by Baron Anca in the caves of Palermo, along with fossil exuviae of the Ursus arctos, wolf and fox.1 City of Wolves. ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"In other respects it resembles that of H. crocuta. ... In H. crocuta these muscles are inserted into the outer and middle toes respectively. ..."

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