from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A large African antelope (Hippotragus niger) having backward-curving horns and a usually dark coat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large antelope (Hippotragus niger) of eastern and southern Africa.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a large South African antelope (Hippotragus niger). Both sexes have long, sharp horns. The adult male is black; the female is dark chestnut above, white beneath.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large black East African antelope with sharp backward-curving horns
probably from its sable black coloring (Wiktionary)