Aepyceros

noun
Ae·​pyc·​er·​os | \ ē-ˈpi-sə-rəs \

Definition of Aepyceros

: a genus of large African antelopes having the horns lyrate in the male — see impala

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First Known Use of Aepyceros

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aepyceros

New Latin, from Middle Greek aipykerōs high-horned, from Greek aipys high + -kerōs (from keras horn)

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“Aepyceros.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aepyceros. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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