Sassaby
Sassaby Sas"sa*by, Sassabye Sas"sa*bye, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large African antelope ({Alcelaphus lunata}), similar to the hartbeest, but having its horns regularly curved. [1913 Webster]

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  • sassaby — [sas′ə bē΄] n. pl. sassabies [Bantu tsèsèbè] a large, very swift, reddish South African antelope (Damaliscus lunatus) with a black back and face …   English World dictionary

  • Sassaby — Leierantilope Leierantilope (Damaliscus lunatus) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sassaby — topi statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Damaliscus lunatus angl. korrigum; sassaby; South African sassaby; tiang; topi; tsessebe vok. Halbmondantilope; Korrigum; Leierantilope; Riesenleierantilope;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • sassaby — topi statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Damaliscus lunatus angl. korrigum; sassaby; South African sassaby; tiang; topi; tsessebe vok. Halbmondantilope; Korrigum; Leierantilope; Riesenleierantilope;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • sassaby — /ˈsæsəbi/ (say sasuhbee) noun (plural sassabies or, especially collectively, sassaby) a large, blackish red antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of southern Africa; topi. {Tswana} …   Australian English dictionary

  • sassaby — /sas euh bee/, n., pl. sassabies. a large, blackish red South African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, having curved horns. [1810 20; said to be < Tswana] * * * ▪ mammal       (genus Damaliscus), any of a few species of antelope belonging to the… …   Universalium

  • sassaby — sas·sa·by …   English syllables

  • sassaby — n. (pl. ies) a S. African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, similar to the hartebeest. Etymology: Tswana tsesseacutebe, aacutebi …   Useful english dictionary

  • South African sassaby — topi statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Damaliscus lunatus angl. korrigum; sassaby; South African sassaby; tiang; topi; tsessebe vok. Halbmondantilope; Korrigum; Leierantilope; Riesenleierantilope;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Alcelaphus lunata — Sassaby Sas sa*by, Sassabye Sas sa*bye, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large African antelope ({Alcelaphus lunata}), similar to the hartbeest, but having its horns regularly curved. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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