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ELAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does eland mean? 

ELAND (noun)
  The noun ELAND has 1 sense:

1. either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes

  Familiarity information: ELAND used as a noun is very rare.


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ELAND (noun)


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Meaning:

Either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus having short spirally twisted horns in both sexes

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Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("eland" is a kind of...):

antelope (graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "eland"):

common eland; Taurotragus oryx (dark fawn-colored eland of southern and eastern Africa)

giant eland; Taurotragus derbianus (large dark striped eland of western equatorial Africa)

Holonyms ("eland" is a member of...):

genus Taurotragus; Taurotragus (African antelopes: elands)


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