Definition of Hyaenas

1. Noun. (plural of hyaena) ¹



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Definition of Hyaenas

1. hyaena [n] - See also: hyaena

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyaenas

hwan
hwk
hwy.
hwyl
hwyls
hxc
hyacine
hyacines
hyacinth
hyacinth bean
hyacinthine
hyacinthlike
hyacinths
hyads
hyaena
hyaenas (current term)
hyaenic
hyalea
hyaleas
hyalescence
hyalescent
hyalin
hyalinasis cutis et mucosae
hyaline
hyaline bodies
hyaline bodies of pituitary
hyaline cartilage
hyaline cast
hyaline degeneration
hyaline degeneration of the elastic tissue of the arterial wall

Literary usage of Hyaenas

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1. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"CHAPTER VI NOTES ON THE SPOTTED HY/ENA Character of hyaenas—Contrasted with that of wolves—Story illustrating the strength and audacity of a spotted ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"HY>ENA—There are three species of true hyaenas : the striped hyaena (H. striata), found in India, South-western Asia, and the North and East of Africa ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1827)
"These doubts he allows are founded only on the two negative facts, that, during his residence at the Cape, he has never seen hyaenas engaged in the act of ..."

4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1827)
"These doubts he allows are founded only on the two negative facts, that, during his residence at the Cape, he has never seen hyaenas engaged in the act of ..."

5. The Standard Library of Natural History: Embracing Living Animals of Thw by Charles John Cornish (1908)
"hyaenas have very strong jaws, capable of crushing almost any bone. ... It was supposed that this was done by bears—Dean Buckland said " by hyaenas. ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"yield lac, tasar-silk, wax, resin, firewood, charcoal, etc., and give shelter to large and small game — among the former being tigers, leopards, hyaenas, ..."

7. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"Native Mode of Expression.—Working of Game-laws.—A Feast.—Laughing hyaenas. —Numerous Insects.—Curious Notes of Birds of Song.—Caterpillars.—Butterflies. ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The most important is Kent's Hole. near Torquay, which has been carefully explored, ai appears to have been frequented by bears, hyaenas, and, at lost, ..."

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