bubalis

bubal

[byoo-buhl]
noun
a hartebeest, Alcelaphus boselaphus, of northern Africa.
Also, bubalis [byoo-buh-lis] .


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English: aurochs, antelope < Latin būbalus < Greek boúbalos a kind of gazelle or buffalo

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bubal or bubalis (ˈbjuːbəl, ˈbjuːbəlɪs)
 
n
any of various antelopes, esp an extinct N African variety of hartebeest
 
[C15: from Latin būbalus African gazelle, from Greek boubalos, from Greek bous ox]
 
bubalis or bubalis
 
n
 
[C15: from Latin būbalus African gazelle, from Greek boubalos, from Greek bous ox]

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