Alcelaphus

noun Al·cel·a·phus \al-ˈse-lə-fəs\

Definition of Alcelaphus

  1. :  a genus of African antelopes including the hartebeest, bubalis, and related animals

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Origin and Etymology of alcelaphus

New Latin, from Latin alces elk + Greek elaphos deer


First Known Use: 1827


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