brown hyena


noun

a hyena, Hyaena brunnea, of southern Africa, having a blackish-gray coat: its dwindling population is now protected.

Nearby words

  1. brown earth,
  2. brown fat,
  3. brown goods,
  4. brown hackle,
  5. brown heart,
  6. brown induration of the lung,
  7. brown lung,
  8. brown lung disease,
  9. brown mustard,
  10. brown nose

Also called strand wolf.

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