Oryx nasomaculatus
Addax Ad"dax, n. [Native name.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the largest African antelopes ({Hippotragusnasomaculatus} or {Oryx nasomaculatus}). [1913 Webster]

Note: It is now believed to be the {Strepsiceros} (twisted horn) of the ancients. By some it is thought to be the pygarg of the Bible. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Addax — Ad dax, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the largest African antelopes ({Hippotragusnasomaculatus} or {Oryx nasomaculatus}). [1913 Webster] Note: It is now believed to be the {Strepsiceros} (twisted horn) of the ancients. By some it is thought …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hippotragusnasomaculatus — Addax Ad dax, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the largest African antelopes ({Hippotragusnasomaculatus} or {Oryx nasomaculatus}). [1913 Webster] Note: It is now believed to be the {Strepsiceros} (twisted horn) of the ancients. By some it is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strepsiceros — Addax Ad dax, n. [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the largest African antelopes ({Hippotragusnasomaculatus} or {Oryx nasomaculatus}). [1913 Webster] Note: It is now believed to be the {Strepsiceros} (twisted horn) of the ancients. By some it is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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