A.pickaxe or any sharp iron tool for digging, AP6.297 (Phan.).
II. a kind of gazelle or antelope, in Egypt and Libya, so called from its pointed horns, beisa, Oryx leucoryx, described as μονόκερως, Arist.HA499b20, PA663a23, cf. Callix. 2, LXX De.14.5, Ph.2.353, Plu.2.974f, Opp.C.2.446, 4.34, Ael.NA7.8.
2. ὄ. τετράκερως Indian four-horned antelope, Tetraceros quadricornis, ib.15.14 ; also an Indian gazelle, ib.13.25.
III. a great fish, perh. narwhal, Monodon monoceros, or a kind of whale, Str.3.2.7.