noun hy·ra·ce·um \hīˈrāsēəm\

Definition of hyraceum



  1. :  a southern African product somewhat like castoreum said to be excreted by the hyrax and formerly much used as a folk remedy and as a fixative for perfumes

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Origin and Etymology of hyraceum

New Latin, from hyrac-, hyrax + -eum (as in castoreum)

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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