Antilocapra Americana
Antelope An"te*lope ([a^]n"t[-e]*l[=o]p), n. [OF. antelop, F. antilope, from Gr. 'anqo`lops, -lopos, Eustathius, ``Hexa["e]m.,'' p. 36, the origin of which is unknown.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia. [1913 Webster]

The antelope and wolf both fierce and fell. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

Note: The common or bezoar antelope of India is {Antilope bezoartica}. The chamois of the Alps, the gazelle, the addax, and the eland are other species. See {Gazelle}. The pronghorn antelope ({Antilocapra Americana}) is found in the Rocky Mountains. See {Pronghorn}. [1913 Webster]


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