Definition of Dikdik

1. a small antelope [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dikdik

dijudicant
dijudicants
dijudicate
dijudication
dijudications
dik-dik
dik-diks
dika
dika bread
dika nut
dikaryon
dikaryotic
dikas
dikast
dikasts
dikdik (current term)
dikdiks
diked
diker
dikers
dikes
diketene
diketenes
diketohydrindylidene-diketohydrindamine
diketone
diketones
diketopipe razines
diketopiperazine
diketopiperazines

Literary usage of Dikdik

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

1. On Safari: Big Game Hunting in British East Africa, with Studies in Bird-life by Abel Chapman (1908)
"... ELAND, IMPALA, JACKSON'S HARTEBEEST, dikdik, ETC. HITHERTO we had not seen more than fifteen or twenty oryx in the whole district, but on the day after ..."

2. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"The dikdik were under observation for some time at a distance of only fifteen ... No other case among dikdik of partial or complete albinism is known to us. ..."

3. Southern Africa: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabweby Bernard Joliat by Bernard Joliat (2000)
"Only 50 cm (20 in) high at the shoulder the klipspringer has a yellowish- brown coat, long ears and short, spiked horns. dikdik ..."

4. Kenya and Tanzania by Claude Herve-Bazin, Judith Farr (2003)
"The most common variety is Kirk's dikdik with small, straight homs projecting backwards, ... That of the rare Guenther's dikdik is even longer. ..."

5. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"Others are Grevy zebra, Hunter antelope, both the greater and the lesser koodoo, the reticulated giraffe, Peters gazelle and Gunther dikdik. ..."

6. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"... 4 2 dikdik ii Baboon 3 Red ground monkey I Green monkey I Black and white monkey .... 5 4 Serval i Jackal i Aardwolf i Rattel i Porcupine 2 Ostrich 2 ..."

7. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain), Joseph Jacobs, Alfred Trübner Nutt, Arthur Robinson Wright, William Crooke (1904)
"They came along, and arrived at a pool of water, and the male dikdik said, " If you do not let me come to the pool you shall not drink. ..."

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