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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns.

Usage examples (35)
  • Also keeping company with the oryx is the tahr - or mountain goat, distinguished by its distinctive horn and beard - found at
  • The oryx is a magnificent creature, standing as tall as a horse, with the same full, flowing, dark tail that sweeps the ground.
  • "I want a good oryx head," declared the scientist.
  • Animal re-introductions: The Arabian oryx in Oman. for more
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