Definition of Madoqua

1. Noun. Genus comprising some small antelopes of eastern and northeastern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Genus Madoqua
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Dik-dik



Definition of Madoqua

1. n. A small Abyssinian antelope (Neotragus Saltiana), about the size of a hare.

Definition of Madoqua

1. Noun. (zoology obsolete) A small Abyssinian antelope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Madoqua

1. a small Abyssinian antelope [n -S]

Medical Definition of Madoqua

1. A small Abyssinian antelope (Neotragus Saltiana), about the size of a hare. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madoqua

madidans
madindoline
madisterium
madjoun
madling
madlings
madly
madman
madmen
madnep
madness
madnesses
madocite
madonna
madonnas
madoqua (current term)
madoquas
madrague
madragues
madras
madrasa
madrasah
madrasahs
madrasas
madrases
madre

Literary usage of Madoqua

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

1. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"Grimmia madoqua. (The Abyssinian Bush-Goat.) BM Horns slender, recumbent. Yellowish brown, slightly punctu- lated with black ; neck yellowish; limbs blacker ..."

2. Sketches in Natural History: History of the Mammalia by Charles Knight (1849)
"... more than a mere stump ; the ears are round and nearly the length of the horns; the hoofs small, well formed, and, like the horns, of a 99.—madoqua. ..."

3. Somaliland: Being an Account of Two Expeditions Into the Far Interior by Charles Victor Alexander Peel (1900)
"Length of horns, 24 inches and 14 inches. Kirk's Dik-dik (madoqua ... Phillip's Dik-dik (madoqua phillipsi). Somali name, Gol ass. ..."

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