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addax

[ad-aks] /ˈæd æks/
noun
1.
a large, pale-colored antelope, Addax nasomaculatus, of North Africa, with loosely spiraled horns.
Origin of addax
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin, presumably < some language of ancient North Africa
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addax

/ˈædæks/
noun
1.
a large light-coloured antelope, Addax nasomaculatus, having ribbed loosely spiralled horns and inhabiting desert regions in N Africa: family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla
Word Origin
C17: Latin, from an unidentified ancient N African language
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