n. Same as nylghau.
Syn. -- nilgai, nylghau, blue bull, Boselaphus tragocamelus.
[WordNet 1.5]





} (?), n. [Hind. & Per. nlgw, prop., a blue cow; Per. nl blue + gw cow. See Lilac, and Cow the animal.] (Zol.) A large Asiatic antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus, syn. Portax tragocamelus), found in Northern India; called also the blue bull. It has short horns, a black mane, and a bunch of long hair on the throat. The general color is grayish brown; the male is blue-grey with white markings, and the female is brownish with no horns.
[Written also neelghau, nilgau, nylghai, and nylghaie.]

Syn. -- nilgai, nylghai, blue bull, Boselaphus tragocamelus.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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