sable antelope

noun

: a large handsome nearly extinct antelope (Hippotragus niger) of eastern and southern Africa that has large curved annulated horns, a tufted tail, and a slight mane and is glossy black in the male except for the white underparts and facial markings

called also black buck, sable

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“Sable antelope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sable%20antelope. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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