Definition of pronghorn
: a swift horned ruminant mammal (Antilocapra americana) chiefly of grasslands and deserts of western North America that resembles an antelope —called also pronghorn antelope
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This was rolling grasslands, with deer and pronghorn, and enormous skies with no hills or forests obstructing them.
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PRONGHORN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pronghorn for English Language Learners
: a large animal of western North America that looks like an antelope
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Definition of pronghorn for Students
: an animal that resembles an antelope and lives mostly in the grasslands and deserts of western North America
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