Translation of gnu in Spanish:

gnu

ñu, n.

Pronunciation /(ɡ)nuː//n(j)u//(ɡ)njuː/

noun

  • 1

    ñu masculine
    • Every February, give or take a couple of weeks, more than a million wildebeest, or gnus, gather in the south-eastern quadrant of their quasi-circular migration route.
    • With his travelling companions he stood on a hill looking down on the savannah stretching to the far horizon, gigantic herds of gazelle, antelope, gnu, zebra, and warthog grazing and moving forwards like slow rivers.
    • These people usually have a large, handsome predator in mind, a lion or a cheetah (the life of a gnu or an aardvark are rarely exalted).
    • White-tailed gnus today live fenced into farm pastures and trapped in mostly small provincial game reserves.
    • In eastern Africa, they mostly hunt Thomson's gazelles, but they will also attack calves, warthogs, zebras, impalas, and the young of large antelopes such as the gnu.