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blackbuck

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noun black·buck \ˈblak-ˌbək\

Definition of blackbuck

  1. :  an antelope (Antilope cervicapra) native to India and adjacent regions in which the male has spirally twisted horns and a chiefly dark brown coat and the female a chiefly yellowish-fawn coat



1850

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1850


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