Tra·gel·a·phus \-fəs\

Definition of Tragelaphus

  1. :  a genus of African antelopes comprising the kudus, nyalas, and related forms

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Origin and Etymology of tragelaphus

New Latin, from Latin, a kind of antelope, from Greek tragelaphos, from tragos he-goat + elaphos deer — more at tragedy, elk

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to cast off or become cast off

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