Definition of tragelaphine in English:

tragelaphine

Pronunciation /trəˈdʒɛləfʌɪn/

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to a group of bovids of which the genus Tragelaphus is typical, especially the subfamily Tragelaphinae or (in later use) the tribe Tragelaphini, which comprise chiefly large African antelopes of the genera Tragelaphus and Taurotragus (elands).

noun

Zoology
  • A tragelaphine antelope.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Griffith (1790–1858), naturalist. From scientific Latin Tragelaphus, genus name + -ine.