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dassie

[das-ee, dah-see] /ˈdæs i, ˈdɑ si/
noun
1.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; < Afrikaans, diminutive of das; see das
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dassie

/ˈdæsɪ/
noun
1.
another name for a hyrax, esp the rock hyrax
Word Origin
C19: from Afrikaans
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