Definition of Giant eland

1. Noun. Large dark striped eland of western equatorial Africa.

Exact synonyms: Taurotragus Derbianus
Group relationships: Genus Taurotragus, Taurotragus
Generic synonyms: Eland

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giant Eland

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giant cell tumour
giant cell tumour of bone
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giant cell tumours
giant chinkapin
giant clam
giant cockroach
giant conch
giant coreopsis
giant crab
giant drusen
giant eland (current term)
giant fern
giant fir
giant follicular lymphoblastoma
giant follicular thyroiditis
giant forest hog
giant foxtail
giant frog
giant frogs
giant fulmar
giant garlic
giant gastric folds
giant granadilla
giant helleborine

Literary usage of Giant eland

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

1. African Game Trails: An Account of the African Wanderings of an American by Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"... CHAPTER XV DOWN THE NILE; THE giant eland WE spent two or three days in Nimule, getting everything ready for the march north to Gondokoro. ..."

2. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"The giant eland was discovered by Martin Theodore von Heuglin during his travels in the ... The giant eland has the regular eland horns, although very much ..."

3. Life-histories of African Game Animals by Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller (1914)
"To this exploration is due the discovery of the giant eland, the largest of ... The giant eland is of rare and local occurrence, and since its discovery in ..."

4. Service & Sport in the Sudan: A Record of Administration in the Anglo by David Charles Edward ffrench Comyn (1911)
"... Wau—Its future—When Greek meets Greek—Local colour—giant eland —Administration of justice at \V»u—A judgment of Solomon and a cure for suicide—The day's ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Life-history of the African buffalo, giant eland, and common eland. T. Roosevelt. 11. Scrib. M. 54: 688-93. D. 43. Elasticity. ..."

6. Our Vanishing Wild Life: Its Extermination and Preservation by William Temple Hornaday (1913)
"... became extinct before the world learned that their existence was threatened! The giant eland, the sable antelope, the greater kudu, the bontebok, ..."

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