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Any of several African antelopes of the genus Redunca, having a gray or brown coat, a short bushy tail, and in the male, short horns that curve forward.

[Translation of Afrikaans rietbok.]


n, pl -bucks or -buck
(Animals) any antelope of the genus Redunca, of Africa south of the Sahara, having a buff-coloured coat and inward-curving horns



n., pl. -bucks, (esp. collectively) -buck.
any of several yellowish African antelopes of the genus Redunca, living near lakes and rivers, the male of which has short, forward-curving horns.
[1825–35; translation of Afrikaans rietbok]
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Calcium and aging in the rotifer Mytilina brevispina var redunca.
Uganda kob Kobus kob and reedbuck Redunca redunca; Lent 1974).
Considering coincidence of generic distributions with only Marburg hemorrhagic fever occurrences (Table 2), an initial list included 63 genera; 22 of these were omitted because their species had a large body size or were primates (Perodicticus, Galago, Gorilla, Leptailurus, Atilax, Dologale, Mungos, Crocuta, Lutra, Civettictis, Ceratotherium, Owcteropus, Pommochoerus, Litocranius, Taurotragus, Tragelaphus, Cephalophus, Sylvicapra, Oryx, Kobus, Redunca, Manis).