Definition of Genus Damaliscus

1. Noun. African antelopes: sassabies.

Exact synonyms: Damaliscus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Damaliscus Lunatus, Sassaby, Topi

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Damaliscus

genus Cytisus
genus Daboecia
genus Dacelo
genus Dacrycarpus
genus Dacrydium
genus Dacrymyces
genus Dactylis
genus Dactyloctenium
genus Dactylopius
genus Dactylopterus
genus Dactylorhiza
genus Dahlia
genus Dalbergia
genus Dalea
genus Dama
genus Damaliscus (current term)
genus Danaea
genus Danaus
genus Daphne
genus Daphnia
genus Darlingtonia
genus Darmera
genus Dasyatis
genus Dasyprocta
genus Dasypus
genus Dasyurus
genus Datura
genus Daubentonia
genus Daucus
genus Davallia

Literary usage of Genus Damaliscus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"... antelopes or sables through the genus Damaliscus and on the other to the African buffalo through the wildebeest, Gorgon. ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"... belong to a closely-allied genus, Damaliscus, distinguished mainly by the fact that the bony base of the horn cores is not extended upwards, ..."

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