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noun [C]  us   /hɑɪˈi·nə/
a wild animal of Africa and Asia that looks like a dog and makes a laughing sound
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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