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English → English (gcide) 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. See Daman. 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.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A rabbit, esp., the European rabbit (Lepus cuniculus ). (b) The chief hare. [1913 Webster] Note: The cony of Scripture is thought to be Hyrax Syriacus , called also daman, and cherogril. See Daman. [1913 Webster] 2. A simpleton. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It is a most simple animal; whence are derived our usual phrases of cony and cony catcher. --Diet's Dry Dinner (1599). [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) An important edible West Indian fish (Epinephelus apua ); the hind of Bermuda. (b) A local name of the burbot. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

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