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n. pl. waterbuck or wa·ter·bucks
A large African antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) that inhabits grasslands near water, having a shaggy coat and curved, ridged horns in the male.
[Translation of Afrikaans waterbok.]
(Animals) any of various antelopes of the genus Kobus, esp K. ellipsiprymnus, of swampy areas of Africa, having long curved ridged horns
wa•ter•buck(ˈwɔ tərˌbʌk, ˈwɒt ər-)
any large swamp-dwelling African antelope of the genus Kobus, esp. K. ellipsiprymnus.
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|Noun||1.||waterbuck - any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers|
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks