lechwe

[ leech-wee ]
/ ˈlitʃ wi /

noun

an African antelope, Kobus leche, related to the waterbuck, inhabiting wet, grassy plains: a threatened species.

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Origin of lechwe

1855–60; probably < Sesotho lets'a
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