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Definition of the noun Alcelaphinae

What does Alcelaphinae mean as a name of something?

Alcelaphinae is a subfamily of Bovidae, described by Brooke in 1876.

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Google previewWiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution, 2 Volume Set (2011)

by Bernard Wood

Alcelaphinae (L. alces = elk and Gk elaphus = deer) In this alternative interpretation of bovid taxonomy, the tribe Alcelaphini is elevated to a subfamilial level. It is a subfamily of antelopes, ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

DEER-ANTELOPES (Alcelaphinae) Hartebeests (Alcelaphus) —Coke's Hartebeest Damalisks (Beatrugus and Damaliscus) —Hunter's Hartebeest (B. hunteri) —Korrigum —Topi –Sassaby — Blexbok ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

base antelope (alcelaphine, Alcelaphinae) alcid- [L. alca, auk] base auk (Alcidae, alcidine) alea- [L. alea, game of chance] base dice; chance (aleatoric, aleatory) alectoro-,alectryo- [Gr. alektrion, cock] comb cock; rooster ...

Google previewMason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack (2016)

by Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg

Alcelaphinae (wildebeest, hartebeest, bontebok) , Antilopinae (gazelles, saiga), Bovinae (bison, African buffalo, nilgai, eland, kudu ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use

ertaining to, or characteristic of, the genus Alcelaphus or the subfamily Alcelaphinae. “The Alcetaphine section . . . is now confined to Africa and Syria."- Nicholson and Lydekker. Palae. ont., 1347. āl-gi-dine, a. [Eng alcid(e); -ine.] Ornith.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

Alcelaphinae (al-sel-a-fi'ne), n. pi. [NL.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Alcelaphinae (al-sel-a-fi'né), n. pl.

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Scrabble value of A1L1C3E1L1A1P3H4I1N1A1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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