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Meaning of oryx

o•ryx

Pronunciation: (ôr'iks, ōr'-), [key]
— pl. o•ryx•es, o•ryx.
  1. a large African antelope, Oryx gazella, grayish with black markings and having long, nearly straight horns: an endangered species.
  2. gemsbok.
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