Pygarg: Heb. dishon, "springing",
(Deuteronomy 14:5) one of the animals permitted
for food. It is supposed to be the Antelope addax. It is described as
"a large animal, over 3 1/2 feet high at the shoulder, and, with its
gently-twisted horns, 2 1/2 feet long. Its colour is pure white, with
the exception of a short black mane, and a tinge of tawny on the
shoulders and back.", Tristram's Natural History.