nagor

/ (ˈneɪɡɔː) /

noun

another name for reedbuck

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Word Origin for nagor

C18: from French, arbitrarily named by Buffon, from earlier nanguer
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Example sentences from the Web for nagor

  • "But surely you can find out through the girl," Nagor insisted from far away, almost out of phase altogether.

  • Contact thinned as he reached out away from her, toward Nagor, toward the ship.

  • And Nagor's sad farewell slipped completely out of phase, leaving him alone, with her.