Definition of Litocranius
1. Noun. Antelopes of eastern Africa: gerenuks.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Gerenuk, Litocranius Walleri
Lexicographical Neighbors of Litocranius
Literary usage of Litocranius
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Southern Africa: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabweby Bernard Joliat by Bernard Joliat (2000)
"... Gerenuk Litocranius wallen With its interminable, slender neck the gerenuk can stretch higher than most other antelopes to reach the acacia leaves and ..."
2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1891)
"... the animal was naturally supposed 3 " Litocranius," Kohl, Ann. Mus. Wien, ip 82 (1886). 1 Length round curves anteriorly. a Circumference at base. ..."