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Definition: Hyrax Syriacus
Hyrax \Hy"rax\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? shrew mouse.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any animal of the genus Hyrax, of which about four species
are known. They constitute the order Hyracoidea. The best
known species are the daman (Hyrax Syriacus) of Palestine,
and the klipdas (Hyrax capensis) of South Africa. Other
species are Hyrax arboreus and Hyrax Sylvestris, the
former from Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa.
Cony \Co"ny\ (? or ?; 277), n. [OE. coning, conig, coni, OF.
connin, conin, connil, fr. L. cuniculus a rabbit, cony, prob.
an Hispanic word.] [Written also coney.]
(a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus
(b) The chief hare.
Note: The cony of Scripture is thought to be Hyrax Syriacus
, called also daman, and cherogril. See
2. A simpleton. [Obs.]
It is a most simple animal; whence are derived our
usual phrases of cony and cony catcher. --Diet's Dry
(a) An important edible West Indian fish (Epinephelus apua
); the hind of Bermuda.
(b) A local name of the burbot. [Eng.]
Daman \Da"man\ (d[aum]"m[.a]n), n. (Zo["o]l.)
A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species
found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of
Northern Africa is Hyrax Brucei; -- called also ashkoko,
dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax.