hyenoid

[ hahy-ee-noid ]

adjective
  1. resembling a hyena.

Origin of hyenoid

1
First recorded in 1940–45; hyen(a) + -oid
  • Also called hy·e·ni·form [hahy-ee-nuh-fawrm]. /haɪˈi nəˌfɔrm/.

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