[ sit-uh-toong-uh ]
/ ˌsɪt əˈtʊŋ ə /
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
/ (ˌsɪtəˈtʊŋɡə) /
another name for marshbuck
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