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dassie

[ das-ee, dah-see ]
/ ˈdæs i, ˈdɑ si /
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noun
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Origin of dassie

1780–90; <Afrikaans, diminutive of das;see das
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British Dictionary definitions for dassie

dassie
/ (ˈdæsɪ) /

noun
another name for a hyrax, esp the rock hyrax

Word Origin for dassie

C19: from Afrikaans
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