Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Chinese antelope, Procapra gutturosa, a remarkably swift animal, inhabiting the arid deserts of central Asia, Tibet, China, and southern Siberia. It is nearly 4½ feet long, and is 2½ feet high at the shoulder. When alarmed it clears over 20 feet at one bound. Also called
goitered antelopeand yellow goat.
- n. The Mongolian gazelle, a species of antelope native to Asia, scientific name Procapra gutturosa.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The Chinese yellow antelope (Procapra gutturosa), a remarkably swift-footed animal, inhabiting the deserts of Central Asia, Tibet, and China.
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a large light-coloured antelope with curled horns. L. from an African word quoted by Pliny.
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