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[boo sh-buhk] /ˈbʊʃˌbʌk/
noun, plural bushbucks (especially collectively) bushbuck.
a large African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white.
Also called guib.
Origin of bushbuck
1850-55; < Afrikaans bosbok, earlier boschbok, equivalent to bos bush1 + bok buck1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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noun (pl) -bucks, -buck, -boks, -bok
a small nocturnal spiral-horned antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of the bush and tropical forest of Africa. Its coat is reddish-brown with a few white markings
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