striped hyena

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n striped hyena of northern Africa and Arabia and India
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Usage

In literature:

I once saw a striped hyena.
"War in the Garden of Eden" by Kermit Roosevelt
The striped hyena, although the best known, is in my opinion the least interesting of his kind.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
My husband, who went for a climb, came to pretty close quarters with a striped hyena.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
This last was no other than the ugly "striped" hyena.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
This species, though smaller than the striped hyena, is of a fiercer nature and more dangerous.
"The Vee-Boers" by Mayne Reid
The striped hyena is found in North Africa as far as the Senegal, while the spotted hyena roams over South Africa from the Cape to Abyssinia.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
But in the stripe, and the bushy tail, and the peculiar-shaped ear, they closely resemble the hyena.
"Perils in the Transvaal and Zululand" by H.C. Adams
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