nilgai

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noun nil·gai \ˈnil-ˌgī\

Definition of nilgai

  1. :  a large bluish-gray antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) of India and eastern Pakistan with the male having short horns, a black mane, and tuft of long hair on the throat

Origin and Etymology of nilgai

Hindi & Urdu nīlgāy


First Known Use: 1871


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