hyena Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hyenanoun [C]

uk   us   /haɪˈiː.nə/
a ​wildanimal from ​Africa and ​Asia that ​looks like a ​dog, ​hunts in ​groups, and makes a ​soundsimilar to a ​humanlaugh
(Definition of hyena from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hyenanoun [C]

 us   /hɑɪˈi·nə/
a ​wildanimal of Africa and Asia that ​looks like a ​dog and makes a ​laughingsound
(Definition of hyena from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hyena”
in Spanish hiena…
in Vietnamese linh cẩu…
in Malaysian dubuk…
in Thai หมาใน…
in French hyène…
in German die Hyäne…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鬣狗…
in Indonesian dubuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬣狗…
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