- a large African antelope, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, the male of which has large corkscrewlike horns.
Origin of kudu
Examples from the Web for koodoo
Historical Examples of koodoo
A pen had been built for the koodoo, and into this the two animals were now introduced.In the Wilds of Africa
“Koodoo, pronghorn,” said Mr Rogers, looking at the herd through his glass.Off to the Wilds
George Manville Fenn
There is no mane on the back of the neck, as is the case with the koodoo.Bible Animals;
J. G. Wood
I frequently came across the tracks of koodoo, but never saw one.Sport in Abyssinia
At length a single animal appeared, a koodoo buck that somehow had got mixed up with the cattle.Child of Storm
H. Rider Haggard
- a variant spelling of kudu
- either of two spiral-horned antelopes, Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu) or T. imberbis (lesser kudu), which inhabit the bush of Africa
Word Origin for kudu
African antelope, 1777, from Xosa-Kaffir iqudu.