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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. large black East African antelope with sharp backward-curving horns;
[syn: sable antelope, Hippotragus niger]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sable \Sa"ble\, a. Of the color of the sable's fur; dark; black; -- used chiefly in poetry. [1913 Webster] Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden scepter o'er a slumbering world. --Young. [1913 Webster] Sable antelope (Zool.), a large South African antelope (Hippotragus niger). Both sexes have long, sharp horns. The adult male is black; the female is dark chestnut above, white beneath. Sable iron, a superior quality of Russia iron; -- so called because originally stamped with the figure of a sable. Sable mouse (Zool.), the lemming. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sable antelope n 1: large black East African antelope with sharp backward- curving horns [syn: sable antelope, Hippotragus niger]