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waterbuck

[waw-ter-buhk, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tərˌbʌk, ˈwɒt ər-/
noun
1.
any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus, frequenting marshes and reedy places, especially K. ellipsiprymnus, of eastern and central Africa.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; water + buck1
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  • Fluffy-eared waterbuck look up from the bushes as you glide by.
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waterbuck

/ˈwɔːtəˌbʌk/
noun
1.
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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