Definition of antelope noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

antelope

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈæntɪləʊp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæntɪloʊp//
 
(pl. antelope, antelopes) Wild mammals
 
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an African or Asian animal like a deer, that runs very fast. There are many types of antelope. See related entries: Wild mammals Word Origin late Middle English (originally the name of a fierce mythical creature with long serrated horns, said to live on the banks of the Euphrates): via Old French and medieval Latin from late Greek antholops, of unknown origin and meaning.
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