Definition of Raphicerus

1. Noun. African antelopes: steenboks.

Exact synonyms: Genus Raphicerus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Raphicerus Campestris, Steenbok, Steinbok



Lexicographical Neighbors of Raphicerus

Raoulia
Raoulia australis
Raoulia lutescens
Raoult's law
Rapa Nui
Rapanui
Rapateaceae
Raphael
Raphaelesque
Raphaelism
Raphanus
Raphanus raphanistrum
Raphanus sativus
Raphanus sativus longipinnatus
Raphia
Raphicerus (current term)
Raphicerus campestris
Raphidae
Raphidiidae
Raphus
Raphus cucullatus
Rapid City
Rapoport-Luebering shunt
Rapoport test
Rappai
Rappaport's acinus
Rapson
Rapunzel

Literary usage of Raphicerus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"... being smaller than the orbit only in the steinbok, Raphicerus. The bones of the snout are normal in development and arrangement, the premaxillary bones ..."

2. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson (1855)
"Raphicerus subulata. Awl-horned Antelope. Gerbillus indicus. Indian Gerbil. Hystrix macroura. Long-tailed Indian Porcupine. ..."

3. Exploration and Hunting in Central Africa 1895-96 by Alfred St. Hill Gibbons (1898)
"... (Raphicerus campestris). Like the duiker, may be met with in most places, but is even less ... (Raphicerus melanotis). Fairly plentiful throughout. ..."

4. Exploration and Hunting in Central Africa 1895-96 by Alfred St. Hill Gibbons (1898)
"... (Raphicerus campestris). Like the duiker, "\ may be met with in most places, but is even less i plentiful. ..."

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