from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See hyrax.
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- n. A small, herbivorous mammal in the order Hyracoidea. The rock hyrax.
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- n. any of several small ungulate mammals of Africa and Asia with rodent-like incisors and feet with hooflike toes
Afrikaans, diminutive of das, badger, from Middle Dutch; see teks- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Dutch das: badger through Afrikaans. (Wiktionary)