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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hartbeest  \Hart"beest`\,  n.  [D.  hertebeest.  See  {Hart},  and 
  {Beast}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  South  African  antelope  ({Alcelaphus  caama}),  formerly 
  much  more  abundant  than  it  is  now  The  face  and  legs  are 
  marked  with  black,  the  rump  with  white.  [Written  also 
  {hartebeest},  and  {hartebest}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hartebeest 
  n  :  large  African  antelope  with  lyre-shaped  horns  that  curve 
  backward 




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