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pronghorn

pronghorn

noun prong·horn \ˈprŋ-ˌhrn, ˈpräŋ-\

: a large animal of western North America that looks like an antelope

plural pronghorn or pronghorns

Full Definition of PRONGHORN

:  a swift horned ruminant mammal (Antilocapra americana) chiefly of grasslands and deserts of western North America that resembles an antelope —called also pronghorn antelope

Illustration of PRONGHORN

First Known Use of PRONGHORN

1823

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