- any African antelope of the genus Tragelaphus, especially the bushbuck, having the body marked with white stripes and spots that resemble a harness, and, in the male, long, gently spiraling horns.
Origin of harnessed antelope
First recorded in 1780–90
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- any of various antelopes with vertical white stripes on the back, esp the bushbuck
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