dassie

noun
das·​sie | \ ˈda-sē How to pronounce dassie (audio) \

Definition of dassie

: hyrax

Examples of dassie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the top: Follow one of the hiking trails starting at the station and explore Table Mountain National Park, watching for lizards and the guinea-pig like dassies in rock crevices. Jamie Moore, USA TODAY, 29 June 2017

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First Known Use of dassie

1814, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dassie

Afrikaans

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“Dassie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dassie. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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