Bush buck

bushbuck

[boosh-buhk]
noun, plural bushbucks (especially collectively) bushbuck.
a large African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white.
Also called guib.


Origin:
1850–55; < Afrikaans bosbok, earlier boschbok, equivalent to bos bush1 + bok buck1

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bushbuck or boschbok (ˈbʊʃˌbʌk)
 
n , pl -bucks, -buck, -boks, -bok
a small nocturnal spiral-horned antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of the bush and tropical forest of Africa. Its coat is reddish-brown with a few white markings
 
boschbok or boschbok
 
n

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