The New International Encyclopædia/Maharif

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The New International Encyclopædia
Maharif
Edition of 1905. See also Roan antelope on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MAHARIF, mä'hȧ-rḗf. An antelope of the Sudan (Hippotragus Bakeri), allied to the roan and sable antelopes, and standing nearly five feet high at the withers. It is of a pale liver color, with penciled ears and black stripes across the shoulders. This fine antelope, whose horns are massive, was discovered by Sir Samuel Baker.