pronghorn antelope

pronghorn antelope
noun see pronghorn

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  • pronghorn antelope — noun fleet antelope like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns • Syn: ↑pronghorn, ↑prongbuck, ↑American antelope, ↑Antilocapra americana • Hypernyms: ↑ruminant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pronghorn antelope — šakiaragis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Antilocapra americana angl. pronghorn; pronghorn antelope vok. Gabelbock; Gabelhornantilope rus. вилорог pranc. antilope à cornes fourchues; antilope… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Antelope — are ruminant hoofed mammals of the family Bovidae in the order of even toed ungulates. These animals are spread relatively evenly throughout the various subfamilies of Bovidae and many are more closely related to cows or goats than to each other …   Wikipedia

  • Antelope (disambiguation) — Antelope are herbivorous mammals.Antelope may also refer to:In geography:* Antelope, California, United States * Antelope, Montana, United States * Antelope, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada * Antelope, Oregon, United States * Antelope, South… …   Wikipedia

  • Antelope Island — Antelope Island, with an area of 42 square miles (68 km²), is the largest island in the Great Salt Lake, the largest lake in the Western United States [Czerny, Peter G. (1976). The great Great Salt Lake . Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University… …   Wikipedia

  • Pronghorn — Taxobox name = Pronghorn status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=Antelope Specialist Group|year=1996|id=1677|title=Antilocapra americana|downloaded=12 May 2006] image width = 280px image caption = A pronghorn near… …   Wikipedia

  • antelope — antelopian, antelopine /an tl oh pin, puyn/, adj. /an tl ohp /, n., pl. antelopes, (esp. collectively) antelope. 1. any of several ruminants of the family Bovidae, chiefly of Africa and Asia, having permanent, hollow, unbranched horns. 2. leather …   Universalium

  • Antelope Valley — For other uses, see Antelope Valley (disambiguation). Canada geese take flight over wildflowers near Lancaster, California, 2011 …   Wikipedia

  • pronghorn — /prawng hawrn , prong /, n., pl. pronghorns, (esp. collectively) pronghorn. a fleet, antelopelike ruminant, Antilocapra americana, of the plains of western North America: now greatly reduced in number and endangered in some areas. Also called… …   Universalium

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