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addax a large light-coloured antelope with curled horns.
antelope any one of a group of hollow-horned, hoofed, ruminant mammals closely related to goats.
antilopine of antelopes.
ariel (Arabic) a kind of mountain gazelle native to Arabia.
blackbuck an Indian antelope.
blaubok (Afrikaans) the blue buck.
blesbok (Afrikaans) a S. African antelope, having a large white spot on the forehead.
blesbuck (Afrikaans) a S. African antelope, having a large white spot on the forehead.
bloubok (Afrikaans) the blue buck.
bluebuck a kind of antelope.
bok (S. Afr.) a goat or antelope.
bongo (Spanish) a kind of antelope.
bontbok a kind of antelope.
bontebok (Afrikaans) the pied antelope of S. Africa, aka blesbok.
bosbok (Afrikaans) a kind of antelope, the bushbuck.
boschbok (Afrikaans) a kind of antelope, the bushbuck.
boshbok (Afrikaans) a kind of antelope, the bushbuck.
bubal (Greek) a member of the Bubalis genus of antelopes, that includes the hartebeest.
bubale (Greek) a member of the Bubalis genus of antelopes, that includes the hartebeest.
bubaline resembling an antelope of Bubalis genus.
bubalis (Greek) a member of the Bubalis genus of antelopes, that includes the hartebeest.
bushbuck a small S. African antelope.
bushgoat a small S. African antelope.
cabrie (Spanish) a pronghorn antelope.
cabrit (Spanish) a pronghorn antelope.
chamois (Fr.) a goatlike antelope found in the Alps (verb) to prepare leather like chamois
chikara (Hindi) a four-horned Indian antelope.
chinkara (Hindi) a four-horned Indian antelope.
chiru (Tibetan) a Tibetan antelope, having a dense woolly pinkish-brown fleece prized as the source of shahtoosh wool.
dikdik a small E. African antelope of the genus Madoqua.
duiker (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
duikerbok (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
duyker (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
dzeren (Mongolian) a kind of Central Asian antelope.
eland (Dutch) a large African antelope with spiral horns.
gazelle one of several small, swift, elegantly formed species of antelope.
gemsbok (Afrikaans) a S. African antelope, having long, sharp, nearly straight horns.
gemsbuck (Afrikaans) a S. African antelope with long, sharp, nearly straight horns.
gerenuk (Somali) a long-legged antelope of E. Africa.
gnu a kind of African antelope.
goa a kind of Tibetan gazelle, grey-brown with backward-curving horns.
gooral an Indian goat antelope resembling the chamois.
goral an Indian goat antelope resembling the chamois.
grysbok (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope, speckled with gray and chestnut.
hartbees (Afrikaans) a large S. African antelope.
hartbeest (Afrikaans) a large S. African antelope.
hartebeest (Afrikaans) a large S. African antelope.
impala (Zulu) an African antelope with horns curved in the shape of a lyre.
inyala (Zulu) a kind of antelope.
kaama (Nama) a large antelope, aka hartebeest.
klipspringer (Afrikaans) a small, hoofed African antelope.
kob an African waterbuck.
kongoni (Swahili) an E. African hartebeest No -S.
koodoo (Hottentot) a kind of antelope with long spiral horns.
kudu (Hottentot) a kind of antelope with long spiral horns.
lechwe (Bantu) a kind of African antelope, aka marsh antelope.
madoqua (Amharic) a small Abyssinian antelope, about the size of a hare.
marshbuck an antelope of Central Africa.
mhorr (Arabic) a West African gazelle.
mohr (Arabic) a West African gazelle.
nagor (Fr.) a reedbuck of savannah in equatorial Africa, with short forward-curving horns.
nilgai (Hindi) a kind of antelope.
nilgau (Hindi) a kind of antelope.
nilghai (Hindi) a kind of antelope.
nilghau (Hindi) a kind of antelope.
nyala (Zulu) a kind of antelope.
nylghai (Hindi) a kind of antelope.
nylghau (Hindi) a kind of antelope.
oribi (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
oryx a kind of antelope.
ourebi (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
palebuck a kind of antelope, aka oribi.
pallah (Setswana) a large S. African antelope with lyrated horns.
prongbuck the springbuck.
pronghorn a N. American ruminant, the sole member of the family Antilocapridae, resembling an antelope but having deciduous hooked horns in the male.
puku (Zulu) an antelope of central southern Africa, related to the waterbuck and distinguished by its shaggy golden-yellow coat.
pygarg (Lat.) chiefly in biblical translations, a kind of antelope, perhaps an addax.
reebok (Afrikaans) a S. African antelope.
reedbuck a kind of African antelope.
reitbok (Afrikaans) the reedbuck.
rhebok (Afrikaans) a S. African antelope.
saiga (Russian) an antelope native to the plains of Siberia and Eastern Russia.
sasin (Nepalese) the common Indian antelope.
sassaby (Setswana) a kind of African antelope.
serow a Himalayan goatlike antelope, aka thar.
shamois (Fr.) a goatlike antelope found in the Alps; (verb) to clean with shamois leather.
sitatunga (Swahili) a species of African antelope.
situtunga (Swahili) a species of African antelope.
springbok a S. African antelope, that moves in leaps when alarmed.
springbuck a S. African antelope, that moves in leaps when alarmed.
steenbok (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
steenbuck (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
steinbock (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
steinbok (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
stembok (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
stembuck (Afrikaans) a small S. African antelope.
suni (Bantu) a small S. African antelope.
thar (Nepali) a Himalayan goatlike antelope, aka serow.
tragelaphine relating to the tragelaph, a kind of African antelope.
tsessebe (Setswana) a kind of African antelope.
waterbuck any of several kinds of antelope.
wildebeest another name for the gnu.