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- noun A large African antelope (Hippotragus niger) having a thick mane, long horns, and a coat that is brown in females and black in males, with white underparts.
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- noun A large
antelope(Hippotragus niger) of easternand southern Africa.
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- noun large black East African antelope with sharp backward-curving horns
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probably from its sable black coloring
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