Aepyceros

noun Ae·pyc·er·os \ē-ˈpi-sə-rəs\

Definition of Aepyceros

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

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Origin and Etymology of aepyceros

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


First Known Use: 1885


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