from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various swift-running ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, native to Africa and Asia and having long horns and a slender build.
- n. An animal, such as the pronghorn, that resembles a true antelope.
- n. Leather made from the hide of the African and Asian ruminant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by hollow horns, which, unlike deer, they do not shed.
- n. The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An animal of the genus Antilope or subfamily Antilopinæ; especially, the sasin or common Indian antelope, Antilope cervicapra. See Antilope, Antilopinæ, and cut under sasin.
- n. A name sometimes given to the saiga, and to the cabrit or pronghorn. See these words; also Antilocapra and Antilocapridæ.
- n. [capitalized] (Pron. an-tel′ ō˙-pē.) Sometimes incorrectly used for Antilope.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
And that which we called antelope will become some form of canid instead.
With my 90 grain antelope loads, I get at least 500 fps extra speed over a 150g 30-06 bullet and that is noticable in lead.
That antelope is probably still running as a testiment to human addreneline.
Yes, it's a Takin Budorcas taxicolor, a bizarre goat-antelope from the bamboo forests of the Himalayas.
Yes | No | Report from Visitor wrote 3 years 23 weeks ago now, now Dave ... the sable antelope is a magnificent animal, and is one of the few who would 'spear' a lion rather than flee.
This bovine antelope is again termed Bakar al-Wahsh (wild cattle) or Bos
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice!
"Krikey!" said Dick, "come on, Oswald!" and he bounded like an antelope from the room.
Before the words were out of his brave yet trembling lips our own tramp leapt like an antelope from the ditch and said:
Naturally, in the fall, at the time Lewis and Clark got their 'goat,' as they called the antelope, the horns were on tight, so they supposed they didn't shed.