Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A book-name of the painted hyena or hyena-dog of Africa, Lycaon pictus, translating one of its generic names, Cynhyæna, which is not in use. See Lycaon.

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Examples

  • The animals observed were, the Waraba, a dark-coloured cynhyena, with a tail partly white, a grey jackal, and three different kinds of antelopes.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • The animals observed were, the Waraba, a dark-coloured cynhyena, with a tail partly white, a grey jackal, and three different kinds of antelopes.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

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