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English translation: white antelope (addax)

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Arabic term or phrase:ريم
English translation:white antelope (addax)
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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19:10 Aug 24, 2001
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Science
Arabic term or phrase: reem
I was asked to find the meaning of this word. I know nothing of it.
K Stricklin
White antelope (addax)
Explanation:
According to HansWehr’s Dictionary, a REEM or RI’M is a white antelope, also called "addax." This species is identified by the American Heritage Dictionary as "Addax nasomaculatus," and described as being an antelope of northern Africa having long, spirally twisted horns.

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Summary of answers provided
4ReemAmine Ghernati
na +2White antelope (addax)Fuad Yahya
na +1AddendumFuad Yahya
na +1If you have never seen this animal,Fuad Yahya


  

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31 mins peer agreement (net): +2
White antelope (addax)


Explanation:
According to HansWehr’s Dictionary, a REEM or RI’M is a white antelope, also called "addax." This species is identified by the American Heritage Dictionary as "Addax nasomaculatus," and described as being an antelope of northern Africa having long, spirally twisted horns.

Fuad


    Hans Wehr's Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic
    American Heritage Dictionary
Fuad Yahya
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Addendum


Explanation:
I forgot to mention in my previous answer that in some Arabic poetry this animal is used as a symbol for feminine beauty, gracefulness, sprightliness, and coyness or coquettishness.

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Fuad Yahya
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If you have never seen this animal,


Explanation:
the following page contains a picture.


    Reference: http://www.seaworld.org/animal_bytes/addaxab.html
Fuad Yahya
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Reem


Explanation:
Reem is a Roman ladies name,Reem,Reema,Reemanos

Amine Ghernati
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