blue buck


noun

another name for the blaubok

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Example sentences from the Web for blue buck

  • The blue-buck is now one of the very rarest of the group, so much so that some naturalists believe it to be extinct.

    The Young Yagers|Mayne Reid
  • Their object was to wait until the flesh of the blue-buck—which is excellent eating—should be reduced to biltong.

    The Young Yagers|Mayne Reid
  • "Kalulu" is a Kisawahili term for the young of the blue-buck (perpusilla) antelope.

    How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley