sable antelope love

Definitions

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

Etymologies

probably from its sable black coloring (Wiktionary)

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