tragelaph

noun
trag·​e·​laph | \ ˈtrajəˌlaf \
plural -s

Definition of tragelaph

: an antelope of Tragelaphus or a related genus

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First Known Use of tragelaph

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tragelaph

New Latin Tragelaphus

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“Tragelaph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tragelaph. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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