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daman

[dam-uh n] /ˈdæm ən/
noun
1.
a hyrax, Procavia syriaca, of Syria, Palestine, etc.: the cony of the Bible.
2.
any hyrax.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; < Arabic damān (Isrā'īl), literally, lamb (of Israel)
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British Dictionary definitions for damen

daman

/ˈdæmən/
noun
1.
esp the Syrian rock hyrax a rare name for the hyrax See also cony (sense 2)
Word Origin
from Arabic damān Isrā'īl sheep of Israel

Daman

/dɑːˈmɑːn/
noun
1.
a coastal town in W India, the chief town of Daman and Diu. Pop: 35 743 (2001) Portuguese name Damão
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