Definition of Ourebi

1. n. A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer.



Definition of Ourebi

1. Noun. (zoology) A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ourebi

1. oribi [n -S] - See also: oribi

Medical Definition of Ourebi

1. A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ourebi

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our asses
our kid
ourali
ouralis
ourang
ourang-outang
ourang-outangs
ourangs
ouranographist
ouranography
ouranophobia
ourari
ouraris
ourayite
ourebi (current term)
ourebis
ouretic
ourie
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ouroboric
ouroboroi
ouroboros
ouroboroses
ourology
ourouparia
ourouparias
ours

Literary usage of Ourebi

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1. Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries: And of the by David Livingstone, Charles Livingstone (1866)
"... identical with ourebi.—The Poku.—Dr. Livingstone consulted on the Value of Horses. ... ourebi ..."

2. The Illustrated Natural History by John George Wood (1865)
"Sometimes, and especially when any suspicious object is only indistinctly observed in the first bound, the ourebi will make several successive leaps, ..."

3. Wood's Animal Kingdom: Illustrated by John George Wood (1870)
"If, for instance, a dog pursues one of these Antelopes, and follows it through long grass, the ourebi will make repeated leaps, and by observing the ..."

4. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1901)
"The reason for my reference to the bramble originates in a desire to tell of the appreciation by the klipspringer and his cousin the ourebi for the berries ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1851)
"The ourebi, which is reputed to be the swiftest of antelopes, is the Antilope scoparia. ... Some combine them with the ourebi, in the sub-genus ..."

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