hyene

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyene f (plural hyenes)

  1. hyena (animal)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hyaena, from Ancient Greek ὕαινα (húaina, hyena or hyaena), from ὗς (hûs, pig or swine) with -αινα (-aina).

Noun[edit]

hyene f (oblique plural hyenes, nominative singular hyene, nominative plural hyenes)

  1. hyena (animal)