waterbuck

[ waw-ter-buhk, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌbʌk, ˈwɒt ər- /

noun

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 + buck1
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waterbuck
/ (ˈwɔːtəˌbʌk) /

noun

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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