Definition of Harnessed antelope
1. Noun. Any of several antelopes of the genus Tragelaphus having striped markings resembling a harness.
Group relationships: Genus Strepsiceros, Genus Tragelaphus, Strepsiceros, Tragelaphus
Specialized synonyms: Nyala, Tragelaphus Angasi, Bushbuck, Guib, Tragelaphus Scriptus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Harnessed Antelope
Literary usage of Harnessed antelope
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"... Horns of West African harnessed antelope, from the Gambia. WEST AFRICAN harnessed antelope (Tragelaphus gratus). Together with its near ally the ..."
2. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"This resembles a white trace, hence the name ' harnessed antelope.'" W7 Of the bush bucks, however, the most rare and noteworthy is the ..."
3. Fur-bearing Animals in Nature and in Commerce by Henry Poland (1892)
"harnessed antelope. Tragelaphus scriptus. This Antelope is about 2£ feet high, ... A few skins of the harnessed antelope are imported with Monkey skins, ..."
4. Wild beasts and their ways: Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America by Samuel White Baker (1890)
"The prettiest creature of the jungles is the harnessed antelope (A. scripta). This is never found in herds, but generally in pairs, ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"harnessed antelope (Tragelaphus serif- tus)—Under this designation are to be found four varieties formerly considered as species—the present, ..."
6. British Central Africa: An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1898)
"The coloration of the Bushbuck is usually uniform between South and East Africa and so different to that of the harnessed antelope that it is scarcely ..."