striped hyena

/straɪpt haɪˈinə/ (say struypt huy'eenuh)

noun
See hyena (def. 1).

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • HYENA — (Heb. צָבוֹעַ), mammal. The striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena (striata) is found in Israel, the spotted species inhabiting Africa. One of the largest carnivores in Israel, its body length averages 109 cm and its average weight is 70 lbs (32 kg.), but… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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