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Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a large antelope (Hippotragus niger) of South Africa, with long, scimitar-shaped, ringed horns
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A large African antelope (Hippotragus niger) having backward-curving horns and a usually dark coat.