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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Addax  \Ad"dax\,  n.  [Native  name.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  largest  African  antelopes  ({Hippotragus,  or  Oryx, 
  nasomaculatus}). 
 
  Note:  It  is  now  believed  to  be  the  {Strepsiceros}  (twisted 
  horn)  of  the  ancients.  By  some  it  is  thought  to  be  the 
  pygarg  of  the  Bible. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  addax 
  n  :  large  antelope  with  lightly  spiraled  horns  of  desert  regions 
  of  North  Africa  [syn:  {Addax  nasomaculatus}] 




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