Dendrohyrax

noun

Den·​dro·​hyrax
ˌdendrō+
: a genus (family Procaviidae) comprising the tree hyraxes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from dendr- + Greek hyrax mouse, shrew mouse

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“Dendrohyrax.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dendrohyrax. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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