addax

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin addax, apparently from an African language.

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Noun[edit]

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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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin addax, apparently from an African language.

Noun[edit]

addax m ‎(invariable)

  1. addax

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an African source.

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Noun[edit]

addax m ‎(genitive addacis); third declension

  1. addax

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative addax addacēs
genitive addacis addacum
dative addacī addacibus
accusative addacem addacēs
ablative addace addacibus
vocative addax addacēs

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