genus Connochaetes

noun
African antelopes: gnus
Syn: ↑Connochaetes
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae
Member Meronyms: ↑gnu, ↑wildebeest

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