Definition of Pygarg

1. Noun. (biblical) An unidentified large animal with horns, possibly the addax, mentioned in the Bible (Deuteronomy 14:5) as one of the animals permitted for food. ¹



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Definition of Pygarg

1. the addax antelope [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pygarg

pyelonephritic
pyelonephritides
pyelonephritis
pyeloplasties
pyeloplasty
pyemia
pyemias
pyemic
pyengadu
pyengadus
pyes
pyet
pyets
pygal
pygals
pygarg (current term)
pygargs
pygargus
pygidia
pygidial
pygidium
pygidiums
pygmaean
pygmalion
pygmalions
pygmean
pygmies
pygmoid
pygmy
pygmy chimpanzee

Literary usage of Pygarg

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1. Palestine, Or the Holy Land: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Michael Russell (1837)
"... —ZOOLOGY—Scripture Animals—The Hart—The Roebuck— Fallow-deer—Wild-goat — pygarg—Wild-ox — Chamois — Unicorn—Wild-ass—Wild-goats of the Rock—Saphan, ..."

2. Scripture Natural History by Henry Chichester Hart, William Howse Groser (1888)
"See pygarg. CAMEL (Heb. ?D| gamal). Gamal (Arabic J,~- gemel) is the common Hebrew name for this most valuable of all animals in the desert regions of the ..."

3. The Journal of Sacred Literature by John Kitto, Henry Burgess, Benjamin Harris Cowper (1849)
"But if the English pygarg means a certain species of bird, excluding all kinds of ... translated * pygarg.' The tenor of the text not only excludes the ..."

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