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An orange-brown African antelope (Kobus kob) whose habitat extends from Senegal eastward to Ethiopia, having lyre-shaped horns in the male.
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(Animals) any of several species of African antelope, esp Kobus kob: similar to waterbucks
[C20: from a Niger-Congo language; compare Wolof koba, Fulani kōba]
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|Noun||1.||kob - an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africa|
waterbuck - any of several large African antelopes of the genus Kobus having curved ridged horns and frequenting e.g. swamps and rivers
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