Strepsiceros

noun
African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae
Member Meronyms:

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\\strepˈsisərəs, -ˌräs\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, addax, from Greek strepsikerōs, from strepsi- + -kerōs (from keras horn) — more at horn
1. capitalized : a large genus of African antelopes comprising the kudus, harnessed antelopes, nyalas, and related forms
2. plural strepsiceros : any antelope of the genus Strepsiceros

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Strepsicĕros — (Kudu), s. Antilopen, S. 578 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Strepsiceros — Addax Ad dax, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the largest African antelopes ({Hippotragusnasomaculatus} or {Oryx nasomaculatus}). [1913 Webster] Note: It is now believed to be the {Strepsiceros} (twisted horn) of the ancients. By some it is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strepsiceros — strep·sic·e·ros …   English syllables

  • Strepsiceros kudu — Koodoo Koo doo, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Strepsiceros kudu}). The males have graceful spiral horns, sometimes four feet long. The general color is reddish or grayish brown, with eight or nine white bands on each side, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Tragelaphus strepsiceros —   Gran kudú Gran kudú macho …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Tragelaphus strepsiceros — Großer Kudu Großer Kudu Bock, Hluhluwe Umfolozi Nationalpark, Südafrika Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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