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sitatunga

or sit·u·tun·ga

[ sit-uh-toong-uh ]
/ ˌsɪt əˈtʊŋ ə /
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noun

an antelope, Tragelaphus spekei, inhabiting marshy regions of central and eastern Africa.

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Also called marsh buck.

Origin of sitatunga

1880–85; said to be <Lozi, Subiya, or Tonga (Bantu languages of W Zambia)
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British Dictionary definitions for sitatunga

sitatunga
/ (ˌsɪtəˈtʊŋɡə) /

noun

another name for marshbuck
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