What does antelope mean?

Definitions for antelope
ˈæn tlˌoʊpan·te·lope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antelope(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. antelope(Noun)

    Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by having hollow horns. Unlike deer antelope do not shed their horns.

    Etymology: From antelop, from antalopus, from antholops.

  2. antelope(Noun)

    The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.

    Etymology: From antelop, from antalopus, from antholops.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Antelope(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OF. antelop, F. antilope, from Gr. 'anqo`lops, -lopos, Eustathius, Hexam., p. 36, the origin of which is unknown.]

Freebase

  1. Antelope

    Antelope is a term referring to many even-toed ungulate species indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia. Antelopes comprise a miscellaneous group within the family Bovidae, encompassing those old world species that are neither cattle, sheep, buffalo, bison, nor goats. A group of antelope is called a herd.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Antelope

    an′te-lōp, n. a quadruped belonging to the hollow-horned section of the order of Ruminants, differing from the goat in its beardless chin—a gregarious, peaceable animal, remarkable for grace, agility, and swiftness. [O. Fr. antelop—L. antalopus—Gr. antholops, of which the origin is uncertain, perhaps from Gr. anthein, to blossom, shine, and ōps, eye, and thus equivalent to 'bright-eyes.']

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Antelope

    an animal closely allied to the sheep and the goat, very like the latter in appearance, with a light and elegant figure, slender, graceful limbs, small cloven hoofs, and generally a very short tail.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of antelope in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of antelope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of antelope in a Sentence

  1. Carolyn Dunford:

    I think I had been driving for about 45 minutes and at about 7:45 a.m., I saw a group of cars crawling along, i pulled up with them and there were the two lions walking towards me. One of them saw the kudu [type of large antelope] in the bushes and I saw the lion crouch.

  2. Penninah Kamagaju:

    (In the beginning), we counted, like, 300 buffalos in the whole park. Now there is almost 1,000, even the impala, which is a kind of antelope. Those have really increased a lot. We had 500 and now there is 5,000.

  3. Fabrice Lihoreau:

    When you do a safari, you want to see a lion and you want to see an antelope, but these animals come from Asia they are not really African mammals. This is really an African mammal.

  4. Justice Samuel Alito:

    A fish does not spring to mind -- nor does an antelope, a colonial farmhouse, a hydrofoil or an oil derrick.

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