addax

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From Latin addax, apparently from an African language.

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addax (plural addaxes or addax)

  1. A large African antelope (Addax nasomaculatus), with long horns, that lives in the desert. [from 17th c.]
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 53:
      In her hand, the haunch of an addax, still hissing from the spit.

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