Definition of Taurotragus oryx
1. Noun. Dark fawn-colored eland of southern and eastern Africa.
Group relationships: Genus Taurotragus, Taurotragus
Generic synonyms: Eland
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Literary usage of Taurotragus oryx
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1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"Large skulls of the common eland are decidedly longer, being 19^/2 inches in length. EAST AFRICAN ELAND taurotragus oryx ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Still larger are the elands, of which the typical taurotragus oryx ol the Cape is uniformly sandy- coloured, although stripes appear in the more northern ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"(AHS) , ELAND ( = elk), the Dutch name for the largest of the South African antelopes (taurotragus oryx), л species near akin to the kudu, but with horns ..."