Origin of hyena
Related formshy·e·nic, hy·e·nine [hahy-ee-nahyn, -nin] /haɪˈi naɪn, -nɪn/, adjective
Examples from the Web for hyena
A third species is very distinct from either of the two described—the “spotted hyena” (Hyena crocuta).The Bush Boys|Captain Mayne Reid
“Here goes,” Bob murmured, and taking careful aim at the hyena he fired.The Forest of Mystery|James H. Foster
I was kept awake part of last night by the howling of a hyena, about ten yards from the tent.Sport in Abyssinia|Dermot Mayo
So the mantle was spread upon the red earth, the hyena and the jackal standing on each side of it.The Orange Fairy Book|Various
The South African panther is a cowardly animal, and, like the hyena, flies from the face of man.