nilgai

noun
nil·​gai | \ ˈnil-ˌgī \

Definition of nilgai

: 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

First Known Use of nilgai

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nilgai

Hindi & Urdu nīlgāy

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