pronghorn

noun prong·horn \ ˈprȯŋ-ˌhȯrn , ˈpräŋ- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pronghorn

plural pronghorn or pronghorns
: 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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First Known Use of pronghorn

1823


PRONGHORN Defined for English Language Learners

pronghorn

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Definition of pronghorn for English Language Learners

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


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pronghorn

noun prong·horn \ ˈprȯŋ-ˌhȯrn \

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

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