Taurotragus

noun Tau·rot·ra·gus \tȯˈrä‧trəgəs\

Definition of Taurotragus

  1. :  a genus of large African antelopes consisting of the elands

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Origin and Etymology of taurotragus

New Latin, from taur- + Greek tragos he-goat


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