Oryx beatrix
Oryx O"ryx ([=o]"r[i^]ks), prop. n. [NL., from Gr. 'o`ryx a kind of gazelle or antelope.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope ({Oryx beisa}), and the beatrix antelope ({Oryx beatrix}) of Arabia. [1913 Webster]

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