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hyena British & World English

A doglike African mammal with forelimbs that are longer than the hindlimbs and an erect mane. Hyenas are noted as scavengers but most are also effective hunters

hyena New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

carnivorous African mammal

spotted hyena British & World English

A southern African hyena which has a greyish-yellow to reddish coat with irregular dark spots, and a loud laughing call

striped hyena British & World English

A hyena with numerous black stripes on the body and legs, living in steppe and desert areas from NE Africa to India

laughing hyena British & World English

Another term for spotted hyena.