Addax Definition

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addaxes
noun
A grayish-white antelope (Addax nasomaculatus) of northern Africa having long, spirally twisted horns.
American Heritage
A large, whitish antelope (Addax nasomaculatus) of the Sahara, with long, twisted horns.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • Addax nasomaculatus
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pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Hippotraginae — the single species Addax nasomaculatus (addax).

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Addax

Noun

Singular:
addax
Plural:
addaxes

Origin of Addax

  • From Latin addax, apparently from an African language.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin of African origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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