hyaena

hy·​ae·​na | \ hīˈēnə \

Definition of hyaena

 (Entry 1 of 2)

variant spelling of

Hyaena

noun
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Definition of Hyaena (Entry 2 of 2)

: the type genus of the family Hyaenidae

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History and Etymology for hyaena

Noun

New Latin, from Latin, hyena

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“Hyaena.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyaena. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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