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Definition of "pronghorn" [prong•horn]

  • A small ruminant mammal (Antilocapra americana) resembling an antelope and having small forked horns, found on western North American plains. Also called pronghorn antelope. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pronghorn" in a sentence
  • "This particular type of deer is called a pronghorn deer and has two sharp horns that come out of its head."
  • "THE DISTANT PRONGHORN Once Hunter B calls a pronghorn close, he uses a rangefinder to help Hunter A with the often difficult job of judging distance in the open terrain."
  • "my wild salmon dilemma pronghorn antelopes heart wolves bit of an inside joke, but still worth posting random notes from nyc and usa"
Words like "pronghorn"
pronghorned antelope