ORYX

oryx, pasang

(noun) large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

oryx (plural oryxes or oryx)

Any of several antelopes, of the genus Oryx, native to Africa, which have long, straight horns.

Synonyms

• sabre antelope

Anagrams

• Roxy

Source: Wiktionary


O"ryx, n. Etym: [NL., from Gr. (Zoöl.)

Definition: A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope (O. beisa), and the beatrix antelope (O. beatrix) of Arabia.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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