brown hyena

noun

Definition of brown hyena

: a solitary southern African hyena (Hyaena brunnea) often scavenging along the seashore

called also strand wolf

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“Brown hyena.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20hyena. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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