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noun [C] uk   us   /haɪˈiː.nə/
a wild animal from Africa and Asia that looks like a dog, hunts in groups, and makes a sound similar to a human laugh
Translations of “hyena”
in Vietnamese linh cẩu…
in Spanish hiena…
in Thai หมาใน…
in Malaysian dubuk…
in French hyène…
in German die Hyäne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬣狗…
in Indonesian dubuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鬣狗…
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