a large, pale-colored antelope, Addax nasomaculatus, of North Africa, with loosely spiraled horns.
Historical Examples

That the strepsiceros of Pliny, or the addax of the Africans, is the antelope.
Buffon’s Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10) Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon

Unlike the addax, it is gregarious in its habits, and lives in large herds.
The Young Yagers Mayne Reid

In this desert region is found the addax, the rarest of Sudan antelopes.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6 Various

addax, ad′aks, n. a species of large antelope found in Africa, with long twisted horns.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

The ordinary height of the addax is three feet seven or eight inches, and the horns are almost exactly alike in the two sexes.
Bible Animals; J. G. Wood

The wide-spread hoofs of the addax antelope enable it to travel over sand at a great pace.
In the Tail of the Peacock Isabel Savory

a large light-coloured antelope, Addax nasomaculatus, having ribbed loosely spiralled horns and inhabiting desert regions in N Africa: family Bovidae, order Artiodactyla


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