Cape hartebeest


Definition of Cape hartebeest

: a large reddish hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama) with black-marked face, limbs, and tail and white underparts

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from Cape of Good Hope

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“Cape hartebeest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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