<zoology> A South African antelope (Oryx Capensis), having long, sharp, nearly straight horns.

Origin: D.; akin to G. Gemsbock the male or buck of the chamois; gemse chamois, goat of the Alps + bock buck.

(01 Mar 1998)

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