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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