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bubal

[byoo-buh l] /ˈbyu bəl/
noun
1.
a hartebeest, Alcelaphus boselaphus, of northern Africa.
Also, bubalis
[byoo-buh-lis] /ˈbyu bə lɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of bubal
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English: aurochs, antelope < Latin būbalus < Greek boúbalos a kind of gazelle or buffalo
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bubal

/ˈbjuːbəl/
noun
1.
any of various antelopes, esp an extinct N African variety of hartebeest
Word Origin
C15: from Latin būbalus African gazelle, from Greek boubalos, from Greek bous ox
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