Boselaphus

noun
Indian antelopes: nilgais
Syn: ↑genus Boselaphus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae
Member Meronyms: ↑nilgai, ↑nylghai, ↑nylghau, ↑blue bull, ↑Boselaphus tragocamelus

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\\bōˈzeləfəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin bos ox, cow + Greek elaphos deer — more at elk
: a genus of Asiatic antelopes including only the nilgai

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  • Boselaphus — prop. n. A genus of Indian antelopes; the nilgais. Syn: genus {Boselaphus}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Boselaphus — (Buselaphus), Elenantilope, s. Antilopen, S. 578 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Boselaphus — Antilope Nilgaut Antilope Nilgaut …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Boselaphus — Nilgauantilope Nilgauantilope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Boselaphus — mėlynosios antilopės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas gentis apibrėžtis Gentyje 1 rūšis. Paplitimo arealas – V. Indija. atitikmenys: lot. Boselaphus angl. blue bulls; bluebucks; bush cows; nilgais; nilghais vok.… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • boselaphus — bo·sel·a·phus …   English syllables

  • Boselaphus tragocamelus — Antilope Nilgaut Antilope Nilgaut …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Boselaphus tragocamelus —   Nilgó …   Wikipedia Español

  • Boselaphus tragocamelus — Nilgauantilope Nilgauantilope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Boselaphus tragocamelus — Nylghau Nyl ghau, Nylgau Nyl gau, n. [Hind. & Per. n[=i]lg[=a]w, prop., a blue cow; Per. n[=i]l blue + g[=a]w cow. See {Lilac}, and {Cow} the animal.] (Zo[ o]l.) A large Asiatic antelope ({Boselaphus tragocamelus}, syn. {Portax tragocamelus}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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