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Definition of Oryx

Oryx
Oryx O"ryx, n. [NL., from Gr. ? a kind of gazelle or antelope.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope (O. beisa), and the beatrix antelope (O. beatrix) of Arabia.

Meaning of Oryx from wikipedia

- Oryx is a genus consisting of four large antelope species called oryxes. Three of them are native to arid parts of Africa, and the fourth to the Arabian...
- The Arabian oryx or white oryx (Oryx leucoryx) is a medium-sized antelope with a distinct shoulder bump, long, straight horns, and a tufted tail. It is...
- The scimitar oryx or scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), also known as the Sahara oryx, is a species of Oryx that was once widespread across North Africa...
- Oryx and Crake is a 2003 novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. She has described the novel as speculative fiction and adventure romance, rather than...
- The Atlas Oryx (named after the Oryx antelope) is a medium-sized utility helicopter manufactured by the Atlas Aircraft Corporation (now Denel Aviation)...
- African oryx (Oryx beisa), also known as the beisa is a species of antelope from East Africa. It has two subspecies: the common beisa oryx (Oryx beisa beisa)...
- The Sea Oryx (Chinese: 海劍羚飛彈系統) is an indigenous lightweight, infrared homing short-range air defense system developed for the Republic of China (Taiwan)...
- The gemsbok, gemsbuck or South African oryx (Oryx gazella) is a large antelope in the genus Oryx. It is native to the arid regions of Southern Africa...
- Oryx may refer to: Atlas Oryx, a helicopter Oryx, an antelope genus Oryx, one of the title characters of the 2003 Margaret Atwood novel Oryx and Crake...
- ORYX GTL (Arabic: أوريكس جي تي إل) is a synthetic fuel plant based in Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, that is owned by Qatar Petroleum (51%) and Sasol...
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