Part of speech: noun

A deer like animal, intermediate between cattle and goats, as the gazel, etc.

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Usage examples "antelope":

  1. He always had a plentiful supply of deer, antelope, buffalo and beaver meats on hand, but there came a change. - "Myths and Legends of the Sioux", Marie L. McLaughlin.
  2. At times Ea was regarded as a gazelle rather than as an antelope. - "The Evolution of the Dragon", G. Elliot Smith.
  3. The two animals suddenly appeared to touch each other as the leucotis jumped down the bank, and the lion sprang to one side, apparently as much startled as the antelope, which bounded off in another direction,. - "Ismailia", Samuel W. Baker.