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nylghai

[nil-gahy] /ˈnɪl gaɪ/
noun, plural nylghais (especially collectively) nylghai.
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nilgai

[nil-gahy] /ˈnɪl gaɪ/
noun, plural nilgais (especially collectively) nilgai.
1.
a large, Indian antelope, Boselaphus tragocamelus, the male of which is bluish gray with small horns, the female tawny and hornless.
Also called blue bull.
Origin of nilgai
1880-1885
1880-85; < Hindi nīlgāy literally, blue cow
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nilgai

/ˈnɪlɡaɪ/
noun (pl) -gai, -gais, -ghau, -ghaus
1.
a large Indian antelope, Boselaphus tragocamelus. The male is blue-grey with white markings and has small horns; the female is brownish and has no horns
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi nīlgāw blue bull, from Sanskrit nīla dark blue + go bull
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