Definition of pronghorn in English:

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pronghorn

Pronunciation: /ˈprôNGˌhôrn/
(also pronghorn antelope)

noun

A deerlike North American mammal with a stocky body, long slim legs, and black horns that are shed and regrown annually.
  • Antilocapra americana, the only member of the family Antilocapridae.
Example sentences
  • With a little luck and patience, you can see moose, pronghorns, bighorn sheep, coyotes, wolves, black bears, and grizzlies as well as ospreys, trumpeter swans, bald eagles, and lots of other birds.
  • The cowboys left long ago, but the elk, bison, pronghorns, coyote and moose are still at large in a chilly wilderness.
  • Descendants of some of these immigrants, such as deer and pronghorns, are still dominant in this area today.

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Syllabification: prong·horn

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