sable antelope


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sable antelope

n.
A large African antelope (Hippotragus niger) having a thick mane, long horns, and a coat that is brown in females and black in males, with white underparts.

sable antelope

n
(Animals) a large black E African antelope, Hippotragus niger, with long backward-curving horns

sa′ble an`telope


n.
a large African antelope, Hippotragus niger, with long, saberlike horns and, in the male, a black coat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sable antelope - large black East African antelope with sharp backward-curving hornssable antelope - large black East African antelope with sharp backward-curving horns
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
genus Hippotragus, Hippotragus - sable antelopes
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The land is home to a rare game breeding programme including buffalo and sable antelope and offers eco-tourism safaris.
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Two white rhinoceros sold for N$340,000 each, six sable antelope for an average of N$268,333 with the highest price of N$430,000 paid for a sable cow.
When my light found the eyes of the sable antelope for the first time, I was taken aback by how awesome this animal really is," Wolthoff says.
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Three giraffe and sable antelope were more wary, moving into a grove of mopane trees.