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hartebeest or hartbeest (ˈhɑːtɪˌbiːst, ˈhɑːtˌbiːst)
1.  either of two large African antelopes, Alcelaphus buselaphus or A. lichtensteini, having an elongated muzzle, lyre-shaped horns, and a fawn-coloured coat
2.  any similar and related animal, such as Damaliscus hunteri (Hunter's hartebeest)
[C18: via Afrikaans from Dutch; see hart, beast]
hartbeest or hartbeest
[C18: via Afrikaans from Dutch; see hart, beast]

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