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- n. Any of several North African antelopes of the genus Alcephus.
- n. Any of several African buffalos of the genus Bubalus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large antelope (Alcelaphus bubalis) of Egypt and the Desert of Sahara, supposed by some to be the fallow deer of the Bible.
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Now it happened on Easter day, when S. Mark sang mass, they assembled all and put a cord about his neck, and after, drew him throughout the city, and said: Let us draw the bubale to the place of bucale.
And on the morn they put the cord about his neck and drew him like as they had done tofore and cried: Draw the bubale, and when they had drawn he thanked God and said:
Some interpreters, however, regard the name as designating the bubale, Antelope bubale, the "wild cow" of North
Probably denotes the Alcelaphus bubalis (the bubale or wild cow) of Barbary and North Africa.
At the entrance to a far-off village, the hunters take the initiative of offering you - since you are a sinbo, a donsoba (a master hunter) - the shoulder of a slaughtered bubale.
C’est probablement une esp鑓e de gazelle, ou plut魌 un bubale.]
C'est probablement une espèce de gazelle, ou plutôt un bubale.]
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