HyperDic: antelope

English > 1 sense of the word antelope:
NOUNanimalantelopegraceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward
antelope > pronunciation
Rhymesallotrope ... tope: 34 rhymes with owp...
English > antelope: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninggraceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks.
Narroweraddax, Addax nasomaculatuslarge antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of northern Africa
blackbuck, black buck, Antilope cervicapraCommon Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns
bongo, Tragelaphus eurycerus, Boocercus euryceruslarge forest / forest antelope of central Africa having a reddish-brown coat with white stripes and spiral horns
dik-dikAny of several small antelopes of eastern Africa of the genus Madoqua
elandEither of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes
gazellesmall swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes
gerenuk, Litocranius wallerislender East African antelope with slim neck and backward-curving horns
gnu, wildebeestlarge African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
harnessed antelopeAny of several antelopes of the genus Tragelaphus having striped markings resembling a harness
hartebeestA large African antelope with lyre-shaped horns that curve backward
impala, Aepyceros melampusAfrican antelope with ridged curved horns
kudu, koodoo, koudouEither of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
mountain nyala, Tragelaphus buxtonishaggy antelope of mountains of Ethiopia
nilgai, nylghai, nylghau, blue bull, Boselaphus tragocameluslarge Indian antelope
oryx, pasanglarge African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns
puku, Adenota vardoniAn African antelope closely related to the waterbuck
sable antelope, Hippotragus nigerlarge black East African antelope with sharp / sharp backward-curving horns
saiga, Saiga tataricaGoat-like antelope of central Eurasia having a stubby nose like a proboscis
sassaby, topi, Damaliscus lunatusA large South African antelope
steenbok, steinbok, Raphicerus campestrissmall plains antelope of southeastern Africa
waterbuckAny of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers
Broaderbovidhollow-horned ruminants
Spanishantilope, antílope

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