Hartbeest
Hartbeest Hart"beest`, Hartebeest Har"te*beest`(-b[=e]st`), n. [D. hertebeest. See {Hart}, and {Beast}.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Alcelaphus caama}), formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are marked with black, the rump with white. [Written also {hartebeest}, and {hartebest}.] [1913 Webster]

2. Any anteleope of the genus {Alcelaphus} and certain species of {Darnaliscus}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Alcelaphus caama — Hartbeest Hart beest , Hartebeest Har te*beest ( b[=e]st ), n. [D. hertebeest. See {Hart}, and {Beast}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Alcelaphus caama}), formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are marked… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hartebeest — Hartbeest Hart beest , Hartebeest Har te*beest ( b[=e]st ), n. [D. hertebeest. See {Hart}, and {Beast}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Alcelaphus caama}), formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are marked… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hartebeest — Hartbeest Hart beest , Hartebeest Har te*beest ( b[=e]st ), n. [D. hertebeest. See {Hart}, and {Beast}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Alcelaphus caama}), formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are marked… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hartebest — Hartbeest Hart beest , Hartebeest Har te*beest ( b[=e]st ), n. [D. hertebeest. See {Hart}, and {Beast}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Alcelaphus caama}), formerly much more abundant than it is now. The face and legs are marked… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alcelaphus Lichtensteini — Konze Konze, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large African antelope ({Alcelaphus Lichtensteini}), allied to the hartbeest, but having shorter and flatter horns, and lacking a black patch on the face. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • Kaama — Kaa ma, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The hartbeest. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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