Hartebeest definitions

här'tə-bēst', härt'bēst'
Any of various large African antelopes of the genus Alcelaphus, having a tan to reddish-brown coat, a long narrow head, and ringed, outward-curving horns.
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Any of a genus (Alcelaphus) of large, swift African antelopes with long horns curved backward at the tips.
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A type of grassland antelope, Alcelaphus bucelaphus, native to parts of Africa.
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Origin of hartebeest

Obsolete Afrikaans from Middle Dutch variant of hertebeest hert deer ker-1 in Indo-European roots beest beast (from Old French beste beast)