keihäsantilooppi

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Etymology[edit]

keihäs (spear) +‎ antilooppi (antelope)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kei‧häs‧an‧ti‧loop‧pi
  • IPA(key): /ˈkeihæsˌɑntiloːpːi/

Noun[edit]

keihäsantilooppi

  1. oryx (any of the three or four species of antelope in the genus Oryx)
  2. gemsbok, gemsbuck, Oryx gazella (species of antelope native to southern Africa)
  3. East African oryx, beisa, Oryx beisa (species of antelope native to eastern Africa)

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Usage notes[edit]

O. gazella and O. beisa were formerly regarded as one species. Both are still commonly called beisa / keihäsantilooppi in Finnish.

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