blue bull

blue bull
Nylghau Nyl"ghau, Nylgau Nyl"gau, n. [Hind. & Per. n[=i]lg[=a]w, prop., a blue cow; Per. n[=i]l blue + g[=a]w cow. See {Lilac}, and {Cow} the animal.] (Zo["o]l.) A large Asiatic antelope ({Boselaphus tragocamelus}, syn. {Portax tragocamelus}), found in Northern India; called also the {blue bull}. It has short horns, a black mane, and a bunch of long hair on the throat. The general color is grayish brown; the male is blue-grey with white markings, and the female is brownish with no horns. [Written also {neelghau}, {nilgau}, {nylghai}, and {nylghaie}.]

Syn: nilgai, nylghai, blue bull, {Boselaphus tragocamelus}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • blue bull — mėlynoji antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Boselaphus tragocamelus angl. blue bull; Indian nylghaie; nilgai vok. Blaubock; Nilgauantilope rus. антилопа нильгау; нильгау pranc. nilgaut ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • blue bull — noun large Indian antelope; male is blue grey with white markings; female is brownish with no horns • Syn: ↑nilgai, ↑nylghai, ↑nylghau, ↑Boselaphus tragocamelus • Hypernyms: ↑antelope • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue bull — nilgai. * * * …   Universalium

  • blue bull — noun The nilgai …   Wiktionary

  • Blue Bulls — Infobox esl club | clubname = Blue Bulls fullname = Vodacom Blue Bulls emblem = Protea/Gerber Daisy colours = Blue founded = 1938 sport = Rugby union league = Currie Cup ground = Loftus Versfeld Stadium web = [… …   Wikipedia

  • Blue Panther — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Blue Panther Nombres artísticos: Genaro Vázquez Nevarez Blue Panther Altura: 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) Peso: 88 kg (194 lb) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bull Terrier (Miniature) — Standard (left) and Miniature Bull Terriers Other names Miniature Bull Terrier Country of origin England Traits …   Wikipedia

  • Blue-tongued skink — Blue tongue lizard redirects here. For the aboriginal Australian myth, see Bluetongue Lizard (mythology). Blue tongued skinks Blotched Blue tongued Skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Blue Wildebeest — in the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Bull shark — Conservation status Near Threatened ( …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”