Share this entry

Share this page

oryx

Saltos de línea: oryx
Pronunciación: /ˈɒrɪks
 
/

Definición de oryx en inglés:

sustantivo

A large antelope living in arid regions of Africa and Arabia, having dark markings on the face and long horns.
Example sentences
  • Afterwards, I sit on my terrace and watch what may be kudus, springboks or oryxes amble to the water hole.
  • His animals were the pig, the donkey, the hippopotamus, and the desert oryx.
  • The once nearly extinct white oryx, an antelope, has been successfully reintroduced into the wild in Oman.

Origen

late Middle English: via Latin from Greek orux 'stonemason's pickaxe' (because of its pointed horns).

Words that rhyme with oryx

administratrixtortrix

Definición de oryx en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing