Ourebi

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ourebi (Zoöl) A small, graceful, and swift African antelope, allied to the klipspringer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ourebi The bleekbok of South Africa, Antilope scoparia or Scopophorus ourebi, about 2 feet high, of a pale-dun color, white below, with sharp strong annulated horns in the male, inhabiting open plains.
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Usage

In literature:

From all these marks Hendrik thought the little antelopes were "ourebis;" and such they were.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
The Bleek-boc, or Ourebi, is one of those antelopes which have the curious appendages upon the knees called brushes.
"Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found" by Mayne Reid
From all these marks Hendrik thought the little antelopes were "ourebis;" and such they were.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
They are not sixty yards above us, and we can each drop a running ourebi at that distance.
"Adventures of Hans Sterk" by A.W. Drayson
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