(Science: zoology) A genus of african antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope (O. Beisa), and the beatrix antelope (O. Beatrix) of arabia.

Origin: NL, from Gr. A kind of gazelle or antelope.

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