genus Crocuta

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Noun1.genus Crocuta - a genus of Hyaenidaegenus Crocuta - a genus of Hyaenidae      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Crocuta crocuta, laughing hyena, spotted hyena - African hyena noted for its distinctive howl
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These taxonomic judgments by Kretzoi (1938) were largely ignored and several of these forms were subsequently referred to as various genera and most often to the genus Crocuta.