Definition of Procavia

1. Noun. Type genus of the Procaviidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Procavia
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Procaviidae, Procaviidae
Member holonyms: Procavia Capensis, Rock Hyrax, Rock Rabbit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Procavia

Prix de Rome
Priya
Prizren
Pro.
ProSom
Probe
Probert
Probin
Probištip
Proboscidea
Proboscidea arenaria
Proboscidea fragrans
Proboscidea louisianica
Probyn
Procardia
Procavia (current term)
Procavia capensis
Procaviidae
Procellaria
Procellaria aequinoctialis
Procellariidae
Procellariiformes
Process Art
Prociphilus
Prociphilus tessellatus
Procnias
Procrustes
Procrustesian
Proctor

Literary usage of Procavia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"CAPE HYRAX (Procavia capensis). particularly in the southern portion of the continent. Although these animals closely resemble the rhinoceroses in the ..."

2. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"... which it is not possible to identify in the field; even some of these identifications are not final. LIST OF SMALL MAMMALS UNGULATA—HOOFED Procavia ..."

3. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"Procavia dorsalis is perhaps the largest of the hyraxes, the size of a big domestic rabbit. It is covered with long hair, grey towards the tip, ..."

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