noun Date: 1850 an antelope (Antilope cervicapra) native to India and adjacent regions in which the male has spirally twisted horns and a chiefly dark brown coat and the female a chiefly yellowish-fawn coat

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  • blackbuck — [blak′buk΄] n. a long horned Indian antelope (Antilope cervicapra), brownish black above and white below …   English World dictionary

  • Blackbuck — Taxobox name = Blackbuck status = NT status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006 | assessors=Mallon, D.P. (Antelope Specialist Group) | year=2003 | id=1681 | title=Antilope cervicapra | downloaded=2008 08 13] trend = stable image width = 200px …   Wikipedia

  • blackbuck — /blak buk /, n. a blackish brown antelope, Antilope cervicapra, of India. Also, black buck. [1885 90] * * * ▪ mammal       an antelope (family Bovidae (bovid)) indigenous to the plains of India. The blackbuck is an antelope of the same tribe… …   Universalium

  • blackbuck — /ˈblækˌbʌk/ (say blak.buk) noun (plural blackbucks, blackbuck) a common antelope of India, Antilope cervicapra, of medium size and blackish brown colour, with spiral horns; Indian antelope. Also, black buck …   Australian English dictionary

  • blackbuck — elniaožė gazelė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Antilope cervicapra angl. blackbuck; Indian antelope vok. Hirschziegenantilope rus. винторогая антилопа; гарна pranc. antilope cervicapre ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • blackbuck — noun An Indian antelope, Antilope cervicapra …   Wiktionary

  • blackbuck — n. blackish brown antelope with long horns native to India …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blackbuck — noun a small Indian gazelle, the horned male of which has a black back and white underbelly, the female being hornless. [Antilope cervicapra.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • blackbuck — n. a small Indian gazelle, Antilope cervicapra, with a black back and white underbelly. Also called SASIN …   Useful english dictionary

  • Blackbuck (disambiguation) — Blackbuck can refer to: * Blackbuck, a mammal. * Operation Black Buck, bombing raids during the Falklands War. * Black Buck, a racist epithet for African American men …   Wikipedia

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