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Meaning of ADDAX

Pronunciation:  'adaks

WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [n]  large antelope with lightly spiraled horns of desert regions of North Africa
 
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 Synonyms: Addax nasomaculatus
 
 See Also: antelope, genus Addax

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ad"dax\, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the largest African antelopes ({Hippotragus, or Oryx,
nasomaculatus}).

Note: It is now believed to be the {Strepsiceros} (twisted
      horn) of the ancients. By some it is thought to be the
      pygarg of the Bible.

 

 

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