genus Crocuta

a genus of Hyaenidae
Syn: ↑Crocuta
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hyaenidae, ↑family Hyaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑spotted hyena, ↑laughing hyena, ↑Crocuta crocuta

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