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koodoo

[koo-doo] /ˈku du/
noun, plural koodoos.
1.
kudu.

kudu

[koo-doo] /ˈku du/
noun
1.
a large African antelope, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, the male of which has large corkscrewlike horns.
Origin of kudu
1770-1780
1770-80; < Afrikaans koedoe < Khoikhoi ǂkudu
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British Dictionary definitions for koodoo

koodoo

/ˈkuːduː/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kudu

kudu

/ˈkuːduː/
noun
1.
either of two spiral-horned antelopes, Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu) or T. imberbis (lesser kudu), which inhabit the bush of Africa
Word Origin
C18: from Afrikaans koedoe, probably from Khoi
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Word Origin and History for koodoo

kudu

n.

African antelope, 1777, from Xosa-Kaffir iqudu.

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