genus Hyaena

noun
type genus of the Hyaenidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Hyaenidae, ↑family Hyaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑striped hyena, ↑Hyaena hyaena, ↑brown hyena, ↑strand wolf, ↑Hyaena brunnea

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  • Hyaena — Taxobox name = Hyaena regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Hyaenidae genus = Hyaena genus authority = subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = * Hyaena brunnea * Hyaena hyaena Hyaena is a genus of two… …   Wikipedia

  • Hyaena hyaena — noun of northern Africa and Arabia and India • Syn: ↑striped hyena • Hypernyms: ↑hyena, ↑hyaena • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Hyaena …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyaena brunnea — noun of southern Africa • Syn: ↑brown hyena, ↑strand wolf • Hypernyms: ↑hyena, ↑hyaena • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Hyaena …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyaena crocuta — Tiger Ti ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti gris; probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v. t.; probably so named from its quickness.] 1. A very large and powerful …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mammal genus — noun a genus of mammals • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Tachyglossus, ↑genus Tachyglossus, ↑Zaglossus, ↑genus Zaglossus, ↑Ornithorhynchus, ↑genus Ornithorhynchus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Conus hyaena — Rhizoconus hyaena Apertural view of Rhizoconus hyaena Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Meles (genus) — Meles Meles meles, M. leucurus, and M. anakuma. Scientific classification Kingdom: Anima …   Wikipedia

  • Mephitis (genus) — Mephitis Striped skunk Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • List of placental mammals in Order Carnivora — The class Mammalia (the mammals) is divided into two subclasses based on reproductive techniques: egg laying mammals (the monotremes); and mammals which give live birth. The latter subclass is divided into two infraclasses: pouched mammals (the… …   Wikipedia

  • Hyena — This article is about the family of animals. For other uses, see Hyena (disambiguation). Hyenas Temporal range: 26–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

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