damen

daman

[dam-uhn]
noun
1.
a hyrax, Procavia syriaca, of Syria, Palestine, etc.: the cony of the Bible.
2.
any hyrax.

Origin:
1730–40; < Arabic damān (Isrā'īl), literally, lamb (of Israel)

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daman (ˈdæmən)
 
n
a rare name for the hyrax See also cony esp the Syrian rock hyrax
 
[from Arabic damān Isrā'īl sheep of Israel]

Daman (dɑːˈmɑːn)
 
n
Portuguese name: Damão a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001)

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