leucoryx

noun

leu·​co·​ryx
ˈlükə(ˌ)riks
plural leucoryxes also leucoryx
: a large chiefly pale brownish antelope of North Africa (Oryx leucoryx) related to the gemsbok

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from leuc- + Greek oryg-, oryx leucoryx

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“Leucoryx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leucoryx. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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