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nilghai

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nilghai (plural nilghais or nilghai)

  1. An short-horned Indian antelope.
    • 1895Rudyard Kipling, The Second Jungle Book
      ...when the Pack drives the nilghai, the big blue cow, before them, and it seemed to come from the very ends of the earth, nearer, and nearer, and nearer, till it ended in a shriek snapped off short.

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