royal antelope

noun

Definition of royal antelope

: a tiny western African antelope (Neotragus pygmaeus) that is one of the smallest of ruminants standing only 12 inches high at the shoulder and has in the male short spikelike horns and bright russet above and white below

called also kleeneboc

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First Known Use of royal antelope

1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Royal antelope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/royal%20antelope. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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