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H Sylvestris

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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 ({H. Syriacus}) of Palestine, and
   the klipdas ({H. capensis}) of South Africa. Other species
   are {H. arboreus} and {H. Sylvestris}, the former from
   Southern, and the latter from Western, Africa. See {Daman}.
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