Definition of Tragelaphus
1. Noun. African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Bongo, Boocercus Eurycerus, Tragelaphus Eurycerus, Koodoo, Koudou, Kudu, Harnessed Antelope, Nyala, Tragelaphus Angasi, Mountain Nyala, Tragelaphus Buxtoni, Bushbuck, Guib, Tragelaphus Scriptus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tragelaphus
Literary usage of Tragelaphus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture by Leo Wiener (1921)
"THE tragelaphus. The tragelaphus was by the Greeks considered to be a mythical animal, and Aristophanes classed it with the equally impossible ..."
2. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"(Ovis tragelaphus.) (Ovis tragelaphus) of Northern Africa (Fig. 38). Of the Rodents, the two most characteristic ..."