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gnu

 (no͞o, nyo͞o)
n.
Either of two large African antelopes (Connochaetes gnou or C. taurinus) having a drooping mane and beard, a long tufted tail, and curved horns in both sexes. Also called wildebeest.

[Probably from Dutch gnoe, from Xhosa i-ngu, white-tailed gnu, from San !nu, black wildebeest.]

gnu

(nuː)
n, pl gnus or gnu
(Animals) either of two sturdy antelopes, Connochaetes taurinus (brindled gnu) or the much rarer C. gnou (white-tailed gnu), inhabiting the savannas of Africa, having an oxlike head and a long tufted tail. Also called: wildebeest
[C18: from Xhosa nqu]

gnu

(nu, nyu)

n., pl. gnus, (esp. collectively) gnu.
either of two stocky, oxlike African antelopes, the silvery gray Connochaetestaurinus or the black C. gnou.
Also called wildebeest.
[1770–80; Khoikhoi, first recorded as t'gnu]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gnu - large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tailgnu - large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Connochaetes, genus Connochaetes - African antelopes: gnus
Translations
نو: حيوان أفريقي يُشْبِه البَقَر
pakůň hřívnatý
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gnugnuu
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Güney Afrika antilobu

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[nuː] N (gnus or gnu (pl)) → ñu m

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[ˈnuː] ngnou m

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[nuː] ngnu m inv

gnu

(nuː) plurals gnus ~gnu noun
a type of large African antelope.
References in classic literature ?
     Of a peacefully meditative gnu,
     That really meritorious gnu.
Smith, two others, the hippopotamus, the giraffe, the bos caffer -- as large as a full-grown bull, and the elan -- but little less, two zebras, and the quaccha, two gnus, and several antelopes even larger than these latter animals.
Gnu visits many different characters, and it is good to see some less obvious animals featured in this book.
She has been an active member of the GNU since it was established in 2011, and is now in charge of its Planning Committee.
Joining GNU would complement relationships with groups affiliated to the International Council of Nurses and enable international promotion of CCDM.
GNU Hurd on the other hand is an alternative kernel that the GNU software was originally written for.
Five years ago, Blue Gnu was granted a licence, which expires in February, to produce miniature Superlambananas by Mr Chiezo.
So, when we look at highly integrated systems on a chip, we have a blanket rule: 'If a vendor doesn't support a processor with a free GNU toolchain, we don't evaluate the part.
PDQ is provided under the GNU Library General Public License (LPGL), Version 2.
The problem is that whenever a gnu chances to materialize in a palindrome (which they do with depressing frequency), the whole thing at once degenerates into opera bouffe.
The availability of these resources coincides with the 7th major release of GNU Bayonne.