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blackbuck

or black buck

[ blak-buhk ]
/ ˈblækˈbʌk /
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noun
a blackish-brown antelope, Antilope cervicapra, of India.
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Origin of blackbuck

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for blackbuck

blackbuck
/ (ˈblækˌbʌk) /

noun
an Indian antelope, Antilope cervicapra, the male of which has spiral horns, a dark back, and a white belly
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