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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 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, ...

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 previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1906)

by William Dwight Whitney

Alcelaphinae (al-sel-a-fi'ne), n. pi. [NL., < Aleelaphus + -iiue.] ...

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: The Century dictionary (1895)

Alcelaphinae (al-sel-a-fi'né), m. pl. [NL., K Alcelaphus + -ina.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Alcelaphinae (al-sel -a-fi'né), ...

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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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