any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus, frequenting marshes and reedy places, especially K. ellipsiprymnus, of eastern and central Africa.
Origin of waterbuck
First recorded in 1840–50; water
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Examples from the Web for waterbuck
Historical Examples of waterbuck
Bushbuck, waterbuck, and lots of other herbivora appeared, but no carnivora.
A little bunch of waterbuck does were scared up, but nothing else.
If you run across any waterbuck bring in a couple for the men.
Now the waterbuck does not leave the river for any great distance.
On the way thither, I killed two zebras, a waterbuck and a Thomsonii.
British Dictionary definitions for waterbuck
any of various antelopes of the genus Kobus, esp K. ellipsiprymnus, of swampy areas of Africa, having long curved ridged horns
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