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lechwe

[leech-wee] /ˈlitʃ wi/
noun
1.
an African antelope, Kobus leche, related to the waterbuck, inhabiting wet, grassy plains: a threatened species.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; probably < Sesotho lets'a
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  • The lechwe and the puku inhabit the same plains, but the puku has a much more restricted range.

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