a large, blackish-red South African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, having curved horns.
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How to use sassaby in a sentence
We have a grand supper to-night,” said Alexander; “what shall I help you to—harte-beest, sassaby, or rhinoceros?The Mission; or Scenes in Africa | Captain Frederick Marryat
At length, pushing on ahead, we saw before us a small antelope called a sassaby.My First Voyage to Southern Seas | W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for sassaby
an African antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of grasslands and semideserts, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle: thought to be the swiftest hoofed mammal
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