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GNU

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gnu mean? 

GNU (noun)
  The noun GNU has 1 sense:

1. large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail

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


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GNU (noun)


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Meaning:

Large African antelope having a head with horns like an ox and a long tufted tail

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

gnu; wildebeest

Hypernyms ("gnu" 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)

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

Connochaetes; genus Connochaetes (African antelopes: gnus)


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