Antelope

An antelope is an even-toed ungulate species indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia. Antelopes comprise a wastebasket taxon (miscellaneous group) within the family Bovidae, encompassing those Old World species that are neither cattle, sheep, water buffalo, bison, nor goats. A group of antelope is called a herd. ==Etymology== The Engli...
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Antelope

• (n.) One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.
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antelope

<zoology> One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia. 'The antelope and wolf both fierce and fell.' (Spenser) ... The common or bezoar antelope of India is Antilope bezoartica. The chamois of the Alps, the gazelle, the...
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Antelope

(from the article `Great Salt Lake`) ...the lake`s main tributaries enter from the south, the water level of the southern section is several inches higher than that of the northern part. ...
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antelope

noun graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
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antelope

Click images to enlargeAny of numerous kinds of even-toed, hoofed mammals belonging to the cow family, Bovidae. Most antelopes are lightly built and good runners. They are grazers or browsers, and chew the cud. They range in size from the dik-diks and duikers, only 30 cm/1 ft high, to the eland, which can be 1...
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Antelope

[packet ship] Antelope was a packet ship in service with the British East India Company. On 10 August 1783 Antelope wrecked off Ulong, near Koror Island in Palau resulting in the first sustained European contact with those islands. ...
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Antelope

[ship] The Antelope was a West Indian packet ship of 204 tons burthen (bm) and six guns. The French attacked and captured her on 10 October 1782. They took her into Nantes, from where Captain William Kempthorne re-purchased her on 4 April 1783, and took her under command. On 1 December 1793, Antelope was sailing without Captain Kempthorne o...
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Antelope

[slave ship] The Antelope was a slave ship with more than 280 captive Africans aboard captured by the United States in 1820. It had been legally engaged in the African slave trade under the flag of Spain when it was taken over by a privateer at Cabinda. The legal case on the fate of the captured Africans, known as The Antelope, lasted for s...
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Antelope

[steamboat] Antelope was a steamboat that was operated on the Coquille River and on Coos Bay on the southern Oregon coast from 1886 to about 1908. Antelope was a versatile boat, which served in various roles, including passenger transport, barge towing, and as a fisheries tender. ==Construction== Antelope was built in 1886 at Marshfield, Or...
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Antelope

An'te·lope (ăn'te*lōp) noun [ Old French antelop , French antilope , from Greek 'anqo`lops , -lopos , Eustathius, 'Hexaëm.,' p. 36, the origin of which is unknown.] (Zoology) One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer an...
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Antelope

A large, deer-like animal that inhabits Asia, Africa, and Europe. Their meat is called 'venison' and may be cooked by roasting. Plenty of fat is recommended to prevent the meat from becoming too dry.
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Antelope

An antelope is any of several cloven hoofed ruminates, members of a large family, closely resembling the Deer in general appearance, but essentially different in nature from the latter animals. They are included with the Sheep and Oxen in the family of the Cavicornia or 'Hollow-horned' Ruminants. Their horns, unlike those of the Deer, are not decid...
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antelope

antelope, name applied to a large number of hoofed, ruminant mammals of the cattle family (Bovidae), which also includes the sheep and goats. The North American pronghorn is sometimes called an antelope, but belongs to a separate, related family (Antilocapridae). True antelopes are found only in Afr...
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antelope

any of numerous Old World grazing or browsing mammals belonging to the family Bovidae (order Artiodactyla), which also includes sheep, goats, and ... [3 related articles]
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Antelope

HMS Antelope was a British Achates Class destroyer of 1360 tons displacement built under the 1928 War Programme which saw action during the Second World War, and in February 1940 sank the German submarine U41 in the South West Approaches, the first to be sunk underwater by a single destroyer; on the 31st of October 1940 she sank the German submarin...
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antelope

[n] - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward
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