lechwe

[leech-wee]
noun
an African antelope, Kobus leche, related to the waterbuck, inhabiting wet, grassy plains: a threatened species.

Origin:
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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