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hyenoid

[hahy-ee-noid] /haɪˈi nɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling a hyena.
Also called hyeniform
[hahy-ee-nuh-fawrm] /haɪˈi nəˌfɔrm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of hyenoid
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; hyen(a) + -oid
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