from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Either of two large African antelopes (Connochaetes gnou or C. taurinus) having a drooping mane and beard, a long tufted tail, and curved horns in both sexes. Also called wildebeest.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A large antelope native to Africa having curved horns.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of two species of large South African antelopes of the genus Catoblephas, having a mane and bushy tail, and curved horns in both sexes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An African animal of the genus Catoblepas (or Connochætes), belonging to the antilopine division of the family Bovidæ; a wildebeest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
A gnu is not really like a dodo … But I think there’s something from dodos in gnus …
I am trying to build a spreadsheet application to cli, called gnu-oleo.
(sometimes called gnu) which look something like the American buffalo or bison, and hartebeest, stood around in a ring, looking on.
Black wilebeest are the most different of the various African wildebeest antelopes (aka "gnu"), different enough from the many subspecies to be counted as their own species.
Or use a different tool to create the tar - I just tried using Ant to create the tar file with longfile = "gnu", and the resulting tar file is readable with both Ant and Winzip.
"gnu," from a hollow moaning sound to which these creatures sometimes give utterance, and which is represented by the word "gnoo-o-oo."
"gnu" page. visual_effect: blind_down, form_div Now, when we click on the "Add a comment" link,
How empty and lifeless would Twain's prose be without words like pneumatic, knockwurst, and gnu?
Because while I can't say that I have seen Sir David's entire output, I think it is a reasonable bet that the veteran zoologist has never interrupted his breathy description of a big cat's hunting habits by pointing at an elderly gnu and bellowing: "Away, Leo, get up his arse, my son."
Letters after a name do not modify character, they are there to confuse the letterless ones, just like a magicians wand is used, to get the hoi polloi [gnu] looking the other way while getting sheered.