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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hyrax:
a small herbivorous mammal with a compact body and a very short tail, found in arid country in Africa and Arabia. The nearest relatives to hyraxes are the elephants and other subungulates.
Family Procaviidae and order Hyracoidea: three genera and several species
mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek hurax ‘shrew-mouse’