dassie

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

Definition of dassie

: hyrax

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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, "The world’s 10 best cable cars," 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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