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  • n. An unidentified large animal with horns, possibly the addax, mentioned in the Bible (Deuteronomy 14:5) as one of the animals permitted for food.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A quadruped, probably the addax, an antelope having a white rump.
  • The female of the hen harrier.
  • The sea eagle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of antelope, perhaps the addax.
  • n. The osprey, sea-eagle, or fish-hawk.
  • n. A book name of the European hen-harrier, Circus pygargus: an Englishing of the specific name.

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