pygmy antelope
Kleeneboc Kleene"boc` (kl[=e]n"b[o^]k`), n. [D. kleen little, small + bok buck.] (Zo["o]l.) An antelope ({Cerphalopus pygm[ae]us}), found in South Africa. It is of very small size, being but one foot high at the shoulder. It is remarkable for its activity, and for its mild and timid disposition. Called also {guevi}, and {pygmy antelope}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pygmy antelope — Pygmy Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pygmy antelope — nykštukinė antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Neotragus pygmaeus angl. pygmy antelope; royal antelope vok. Kleinstböckchen rus. антилопа карлик; карликовая антилопа pranc. antilope pygmée;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • pygmy antelope — Guevi Gue vi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several very small species and varieties of African antelopes, of the genus {Cephalophus}, as the Cape guevi or kleeneboc ({Cephalophus pygm[ae]a}); called also {pygmy antelope}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pygmy antelope — noun : royal antelope …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bates's Pygmy Antelope — Bate’s Pygmy Antelope Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] …   Wikipedia

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  • Pygmy — Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy goose}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pygmy goose — Pygmy Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pygmy owl — Pygmy Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pygmy parrot — Pygmy Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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