[waw-ter-buhk, wot-er-]
any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus, frequenting marshes and reedy places, especially K. ellipsiprymnus, of eastern and central Africa.

1840–50; water + buck1

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waterbuck (ˈwɔːtəˌbʌk)
any of various antelopes of the genus Kobus, esp K. ellipsiprymnus, of swampy areas of Africa, having long curved ridged horns

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