pronghorn

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noun prong·horn \ˈprȯŋ-ˌhȯrn, ˈpräŋ-\

Definition of pronghorn

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pronghorn

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pronghorns

  1. :  a swift horned ruminant mammal (Antilocapra americana) chiefly of grasslands and deserts of western North America that resembles an antelope —called also pronghorn antelope

Illustration of pronghorn

1823

First Known Use of pronghorn

1823


PRONGHORN Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of pronghorn for English Language Learners

  • : a large animal of western North America that looks like an antelope


PRONGHORN Defined for Kids

pronghorn

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noun prong·horn \ˈprȯŋ-ˌhȯrn\

Definition of pronghorn for Students

  1. :  an animal that resembles an antelope and lives mostly in the grasslands and deserts of western North America


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