dassie

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Afrikaans dassie, from Dutch das (badger).

Noun[edit]

dassie (plural dassies)

  1. A small, herbivorous mammal in the order Hyracoidea, the rock hyrax.
    The dassie is the closest living relative to the elephant.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive of das (badger; hyrax).

Noun[edit]

dassie (plural dassies)

  1. rock hyrax, dassie