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laughing hyena

noun

spotted hyena

noun
1.
an African hyena, Crocuta crocuta, having a yellowish-gray coat with brown or black spots, noted for its distinctive howl.
Also called laughing hyena.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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laughing hyena

noun
1.
the spotted hyena See hyena
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