from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small ruminant mammal (Antilocapra americana) resembling an antelope and having small forked horns, found on western North American plains. Also called pronghorn antelope.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A North American mammal, Antilocapra americana, resembling an antelope, also called pronghorn antelope.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American antelope (Antilocapra Americana), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks, are white. The horny sheath of the horns is shed annually. Called also cabrée, cabut, prongbuck, and pronghorned antelope.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having horns with a prong or snag, as the prongbuck: as, the pronghorn antelope.
- n. The prongbuck or cabrit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns
From prong + horn (Wiktionary)