noun, plural hy·rax·es, hy·ra·ces [hahy-ruh-seez] /ˈhaɪ rəˌsiz/.
Origin of hyrax
Examples from the Web for hyrax
These latter never possess a decidua, whereas Elephants and Hyrax are genuine Deciduata.The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)|Ernst Haeckel
In size it must have been something like the rabbit or the hyrax.The Story of Evolution|Joseph McCabe
The strong chisel-shaped incisors suggest the Rodents and Hyrax.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
The gall-bladder is usually present in mammals, but is wanting in the odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) and Procavia (Hyrax).
In situations which suit it, the Hyrax is very plentiful, and is much hunted by the natives, who esteem its flesh very highly.Bible Animals;|J. G. Wood