oryx

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English[edit]

oryxes (Oryx leucoryx)
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek ὄρυξ (óruks, a pickax", "an oryx (the antelope))

Noun[edit]

oryx (plural oryxes or oryx)

  1. Any of several antelopes, of genus Oryx, native to Africa, the males and females of which have long, straight horns.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὄρυξ (óruks), the antelope probably being named after the sharp iron digging tools with the same name, because of the shape of its horns.

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Noun[edit]

Oryges (Oryx leucoryx)

oryx m (genitive orygis); third declension

  1. antelope, gazelle
  2. wild goat
  3. wild bull or ox

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative oryx orygēs
genitive orygis orygum
dative orygī orygibus
accusative orygem orygēs
ablative oryge orygibus
vocative oryx orygēs