Definition of Litocranius

1. Noun. Antelopes of eastern Africa: gerenuks.

Exact synonyms: Genus Litocranius
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Gerenuk, Litocranius Walleri

Lexicographical Neighbors of Litocranius

Lithuania Minor
Lithuanian Hound
Lithuanian Hounds
Lithuanian SSR
Lithuanian monetary unit
Litocranius (current term)
Litocranius walleri
Little's area
Little's disease
Little Bear
Little Bighorn
Little Bighorn River
Little Boy
Little Christmas
Little Dipper
Little Dog
Little Englander
Little Horn
Little Joe
Little John

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. ..."

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