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wa·ter·buck

 (wô′tər-bŭk′, wŏt′ər-)
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.]

waterbuck

(ˈwɔːtəˌbʌk)
n
(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-)

n.
any large swamp-dwelling African antelope of the genus Kobus, esp. K. ellipsiprymnus.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waterbuck - any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and riverswaterbuck - 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
genus Kobus, Kobus - African antelopes: waterbucks
kob, Kobus kob - an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africa
Kobus leche, lechwe - tawny-colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species
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