kob

kob

[kob, kohb]
noun
an African antelope, Kobus kob, related to the puku and the lechwe.

Origin:
1765–75; said to be < Wolof koba

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kob (kɒb)
 
n
any of several species of African antelope, esp Kobus kob: similar to waterbucks
 
[C20: from a Niger-Congo language; compare Wolof koba, Fulani kōba]

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