nylghau


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nylghau

(ˈnɪlɡɔː)
n, pl -ghau or -ghaus
(Animals) another name for nilgai
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Noun1.nylghau - large Indian antelopenylghau - large Indian antelope; male is blue-grey with white markings; female is brownish with no horns
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Boselaphus, genus Boselaphus - Indian antelopes: nilgais
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Stubbs was employed by the famous Scottish anatomist brothers William and John Hunter to provide illustrations for their lectures; his Nylghau and Bull Moose, and a version of Warren Hastings's Yak all remain in the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow.