prongbuck
Pronghorn Prong"horn`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks, are white. The horny sheath of the horns is shed annually. Called also {cabr['e]e}, {cabut}, {prongbuck}, and {pronghorned antelope}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Prongbuck — Prong buck , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The springbuck. (b) The pronghorn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prongbuck — noun fleet antelope like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns • Syn: ↑pronghorn, ↑pronghorn antelope, ↑American antelope, ↑Antilocapra americana • Hypernyms: ↑ruminant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antilocapra Americana — Pronghorn Prong horn , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cabr'ee — Pronghorn Prong horn , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cabut — Pronghorn Prong horn , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pronghorn — Prong horn , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks, are white.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pronghorned antelope — Pronghorn Prong horn , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antilocapra — americana Antilocapra americana …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Antilocapra americana — Antilocapra americana …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Antilocapridae — Antilocapra americana Antilocapra americana …   Wikipédia en Français

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