noun Etymology: obsolete Afrikaans (now hartbees), from Dutch, from hart deer + beest beast either of two large African antelopes (Alcelaphus buselaphus and Sigmoceros lichtensteinii) with long faces and short annulate divergent horns; also a smaller antelope (Damaliscus hunteri) of eastern Africa having a horizontal white line between the eyes

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