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See definition of hyena on Dictionary.com
  • as incanine
  • as inprairie wolf
  • as inscavenger

synonyms for hyena

  • mutt
  • pooch
  • pup
  • coyote
  • cur
  • dingo
  • fox
  • hound
  • wolf
  • lobo
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How to use hyena in a sentence

With habitat restored, people in the region began to hear the cries of hyenas at night, a welcome return, Duguma says.
MIXING TREES AND CROPS CAN HELP BOTH FARMERS AND THE CLIMATEJONATHAN LAMBERTJULY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Imagine the Serengeti with fewer lions or hyenas — or none at all.
ONLY 3 PERCENT OF EARTH’S LAND IS UNCHANGED BY PEOPLEJONATHAN LAMBERTMAY 28, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A Serengeti with fewer lions or hyenas — or none at all — may look intact from space, but it’s missing key species that help the whole ecosystem run.
ONLY 3 PERCENT OF EARTH’S LAND HASN’T BEEN MARRED BY HUMANSJONATHAN LAMBERTAPRIL 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Lions, hyenas and other top predators still stalk herds of wildebeests over a million strong, preventing them from eating too much vegetation.
ONLY 3 PERCENT OF EARTH’S LAND HASN’T BEEN MARRED BY HUMANSJONATHAN LAMBERTAPRIL 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
A new documentary series called Diamonds in the Sand captured the monthlong journey, which involved surviving heat, headwinds, and wildlife like hyenas, elephants, and lions.
KATE LEEMING TRAVELS NAMIBIA’S SKELETON COAST BY BIKEOUTSIDE EDITORSAPRIL 7, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
When this had been accomplished, Hlakanyana ate all the meat in the pot, and threw the bones at the Hyena.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
It's no wonder he drinks, hitched up to a cantankerous old hyena like that.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
This species, though smaller than the striped hyena, is of a fiercer nature and more dangerous.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
With something like a feeling of satisfied vengeance, the young hunter saw the hyena roll over dead.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
There is this also in their habit of pursuing their prey in packs, which renders them much more formidable than the hyena.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
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WORDS RELATED TO HYENA

  • coyote
  • cur
  • dingo
  • fox
  • hound
  • hyena
  • lobo
  • mutt
  • pooch
  • pup
  • wolf
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.