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hyrax

hy·rax

hyrax

pronunciation:
haI raeks
part of speech: noun
inflections: hyraces, hyraxes
definition: any of various small plant-eating mammals of Africa and Asia, similar to rodents, that have short ears and tail and hooflike toenails.