Klipdas

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Klipdas (Zoöl) A small mammal (Hyrax Capensis), found in South Africa. It is of about the size of a rabbit, and closely resembles the daman. Called also rock rabbit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n klipdas The rockbadger : the Dutch colonial name of the Cape hyrax, Hyrax capensis. See Hyrax.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Klipdas klip′das the rock badger.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
D. klip, cliff + das, badger, akin to G. dachs,