from The Century Dictionary.

  • Resembling a hyrax; pertaining to the Hyracoidea, or having their characters. Also hyraciform.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Hyracoidea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An animal of the order Hyracoidea, i.e. a hyrax.
  • adjective Of or relating to the hyraxes (order Hyracoidea).
  • adjective Displaying characteristics typical of hyraxes.


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