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Pronghorn vs. Antelope

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Pronghornnoun

A North American mammal, Antilocapra americana, that resembles an antelope.

Antelopenoun

Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by hollow horns, which, unlike deer, they do not shed.

Pronghornnoun

An American antelope (Antilocapra Americana), native of the plain near the Rocky Mountains. The upper parts are mostly yellowish brown; the under parts, the sides of the head and throat, and the buttocks, are white. The horny sheath of the horns is shed annually. Called also cabrée, cabut, prongbuck, and pronghorned antelope.

Antelopenoun

(US) The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.

Pronghornnoun

fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns

Antelopenoun

One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.

β€˜The antelope and wolf both fierce and fell.’;

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Pronghornnoun

a deerlike North American mammal with a stocky body, long slim legs, and black horns that are shed and regrown annually.

Antelopenoun

graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks

Pronghorn

The pronghorn (UK: , US: ) (Antilocapra americana) is a species of artiodactyl (even-toed, hoofed) mammal indigenous to interior western and central North America. Though not a true antelope, it is known colloquially in North America as the American antelope, prong buck, pronghorn antelope, prairie antelope, or simply antelope because it closely resembles the antelopes of the Old World and fills a similar ecological niche due to parallel evolution.

Antelopenoun

a swift-running deerlike ruminant with smooth hair and upward-pointing horns, of a group native to Africa and Asia that includes the gazelles, impala, gnus, and elands.

Antelopenoun

another term for pronghorn

Antelope

The term antelope is used to refer to many species of even-toed ruminant that are indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia. Antelope comprise a wastebasket taxon (miscellaneous group) within the family Bovidae, encompassing all Old World ruminants that are not bovines, sheep, goats, deer, or giraffes.

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