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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. hyena
Una manada de hienas ahuyentó a la leona y le robaron la presa.A cackle of hyenas drove off the lioness and stole her prey.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. hyena
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1 (animal) hyena
2 (persona cruel) vulture
hecho una hiena furious
ponerse como una hiena to get furious; hit the roof (familiar)
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