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Meaning of ANTELOPE

Pronunciation:  'an`tlowp

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks

ANTELOPE is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: addax, Addax nasomaculatus, Adenota vardoni, Aepyceros melampus, Antilope cervicapra, black buck, blackbuck, blue bull, bongo, Boocercus eurycerus, Boselaphus tragocamelus, bovid, Damaliscus lunatus, dik-dik, eland, gazelle, gerenuk, gnu, harnessed antelope, hartebeest, Hippotragus niger, impala, koodoo, koudou, kudu, Litocranius walleri, mountain nyala, nilgai, nylghai, nylghau, oryx, pasang, puku, Raphicerus campestris, sable antelope, saiga, Saiga tatarica, sassaby, steenbok, steinbok, topi, Tragelaphus buxtoni, Tragelaphus eurycerus, waterbuck, wildebeest



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An"te*lope\, n. [OF. antelop, F. antilope, fro Gr. ?,
?, Eustathius, ``Hexa["e]m.,'' p. 36, the origin of which is
unknown.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between
the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or
ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.

      The antelope and wolf both fierce and fell. --Spenser.

Note: The common or bezoar antelope of India is {Antilope
      bezoartica}. The chamois of the Alps, the gazelle, the
      addax, and the eland are other species. See {Gazelle}.
      The pronghorn antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}) is
      found in the Rocky Mountains. See {Pronghorn}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: A healthy antelope is a symbol of financial success and great achievement. You will be required to show that you are able to spend great amounts of energy and deploy big efforts to reach your goals. A falling antelope or a tired one, is a bad sign, it means that your behaviour is putting your relationship at great risk, be careful, if you don't do something about it, your might put yourself emotionally in big trouble.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Any of several ruminants of the family Bovidae, found in Asia and Africa. Also applied to herd animals of North America, which are similarly lean and swift-moving.
Thesaurus Terms
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