Crocuta

noun
Cro·cu·ta | \ krōˈkyütə \

Definition of Crocuta 

: the genus consisting of the African spotted hyena

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History and Etymology for Crocuta

New Latin, from Latin crocuta, corocottas, a kind of wild animal, perhaps the hyena, from Greek krokottas, korokottas

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