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Definition: Hyrax Syriacus
, 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
former from Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa.
(? 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
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.]
(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
, and rock rabbit
. See Cony
, and Hyrax