a bluish antelope, Hippotragus leucophaeus, of southern Africa, having backward curving horns: now extinct.
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noun (pl) -boks, -bok
a large blue-haired antelope, Hippotragus leucophaeus, of southern Africa: extinct since 1800 Also called blue buck
a group of artists active in Germany, especially in or near Munich, during the early 20th century, whose works were characterized by the use of Fauve color and forms distorted for structural or emotive purposes. noun der a group of German expressionist painters formed in Munich in 1911, including Kandinsky and Klee, who sought to […]
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