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bushbuck

[ boosh-buhk ]
/ ˈbʊʃˌbʌk /
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noun, plural bush·bucks, (especially collectively) bush·buck.

a large African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white.

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Origin of bushbuck

1850–55; <Afrikaans bosbok, earlier boschbok, equivalent to bosbush1 + bokbuck1
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bushbuck

boschbok

/ (ˈbʊʃˌbʌk) /

noun plural -bucks, -buck, -boks or -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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