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gnu

gnu

 
pronunciation:
nu
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part of speech: noun
inflections: gnu, gnus
definition: a large African antelope with an oxlike head, horns curving downward and outward, a beard and short mane, and a long tail.
 
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Homophone Note
The words gnu, new, and knew sound alike but have different meanings.
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Gnu is a word from the language of the Cape Bush people of South Africa.
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