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sitatunga

or situtunga

[sit-uh-too ng-uh] /ˌsɪt əˈtʊŋ ə/
noun
1.
an antelope, Tragelaphus spekei, inhabiting marshy regions of central and eastern Africa.
Also called marsh buck.
Origin of sitatunga
Lozi, Subiya, or Tonga
1880-1885
1880-85; said to be < Lozi, Subiya, or Tonga (Bantu languages of W Zambia)
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British Dictionary definitions for sitatunga

sitatunga

/ˌsɪtəˈtʊŋɡə/
noun
1.
another name for marshbuck
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