Definition of Oribis

1. Noun. (plural of oribi) ¹



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Definition of Oribis

1. oribi [n] - See also: oribi

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oribis

orgic
orgies
orgillous
orgones
orgue
orgues
orgul
orgulity
orgulous
orgyia
oribatid
oribatids
oribi
oribis (current term)
oricalche
oricha
orichalc
orichalceous
orichalch
orichalchum
orichalcs
orichalcum
orichas
orickite
oriel
oriel window
orielled
oriels

Literary usage of Oribis

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1. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"The oribis, which are the largest members of the group, have normal hoofs and hair, and are specially distinguished by the presence of a bare glandular spot ..."

2. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"... on the unfamiliar object, crouch slowly down, and then, with their necks stretched along the ground, lie watching. I have ridden past a few oribis, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... lateral hoofs being absent in the first- named and present in the second. A bare gland-patch behind the ear serves to distinguish the oribis or ..."

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