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An antelope (Tragelaphus scriptus) of sub-Saharan Africa, having a reddish-brown coat with white markings, and spirally twisted horns in the male.
[Translation of Afrikaans bosbok : bos, bush + bok, buck.]
n, pl -bucks, -buck, -boks or -bok
(Animals) a small nocturnal spiral-horned antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of the bush and tropical forest of Africa. Its coat is reddish-brown with a few white markings
n., pl. -bucks, (esp. collectively) -buck.
an African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white.
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genus Strepsiceros, genus Tragelaphus, Strepsiceros, Tragelaphus - African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
harnessed antelope - any of several antelopes of the genus Tragelaphus having striped markings resembling a harness