Related formshy·ae·nic, adjective
Definition for hyaena (2 of 2)
Origin of hyena
Related formshy·e·nic, hy·e·nine [hahy-ee-nahyn, -nin] /haɪˈi naɪn, -nɪn/, adjective
Examples from the Web for hyaena
So the lion turned to the hyaena and said, "You must then speak first."
The upper carnassial tooth, however, is like that of Hyaena in having a strong inner cusp.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Vultures of many kinds dispute with lion and hyaena for the carrion of dead ox or mule beside the road of our advance.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign|Robert Valentine Dolbey
So the hyaena let go and said to him, "I will follow you and see; but if you have deceived me I will kill you."
The hyaena thought awhile and then said, "My age is five hundred years old."