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Variant of kudu.
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(Animals) a variant spelling of kudu
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or koo•doo

(ˈku du)

n., pl. -dus or -doos.
either of two large African antelopes of the genus Tragelaphus, with narrow white body stripes, esp. T. strepsiceros, the male of which has large corkscrewlike horns.
[1770–80; < Afrikaans koedoe < Khoikhoi ≠kudu]
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Noun1.koodoo - either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bushkoodoo - either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
genus Strepsiceros, genus Tragelaphus, Strepsiceros, Tragelaphus - African antelopes: kudus; bongos; nyalas; bushbucks
lesser kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis - a smaller variety of kudu
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References in classic literature ?
Now of a sudden a great koodoo bull appeared for an instant standing out against the sky on the crest of the ridge, then vanished in the shadow.
I was telling Evans one night, I remember, of some wonderful workings I had found whilst hunting koodoo and eland in what is now the Lydenburg district of the Transvaal.
The Hottentots eagerly devour the marrow of the koodoo and other antelopes raw, as a matter of course.
The hearing delayed final results and though it "seemed an eternity" for Clark and tactician David Chapman, who presented Koodoo's case, the wait was well worth it for the Tassie skipper who made an epic comeback to Farr 40 racing following a seven month absence from the helm.
Development of the Orsto x3 has been a team effort with predominantly North East companies, E3 Design, Newcastle, Amtech, South Shields and KooDoo Creative, Stockton all providing expertise to Gill, who was also supported by Sunderland's Software City.
The innovative firm was founded by web design consultancy Koodoo Creative and specialises in mobile app design and development.
Many symbols and names have been used for farm implements down through the years, as these 1911 examples for sulky plows attest: Admiral, Ajax, Aunt Rhoda, Uncle Sam, Battle Axe, Best Ever, Best-of-All, Big Injun, Buster Brown, Captain Bill, Daisy, Elk, Express, Gee Whiz, Good Enough, Hummer, Jewel, Iron Negro, Klondike, Koodoo, Little Injun, Little Jap, Lone Star, Ole Olsen, Pilot, Pirate, Queen of the Prairie, Quincy Beauty, Red Bird, Rex, Robin Hood, Rough and Ready, Solid Comfort, Spinner, Stag, Success, Torpedo, Triumph, Twin Brother, Victoria, Western Star and Young American, while David Bradley sulky plows, sold through Sears, Roebuck & Co.
Vodamulla is situated in the southern region of the Maldives, in the enchanting geographical, ecological and cultural anomaly of Gaafu Alifu Atoll, and is 50 minutes by speed boat from Kaadedhdhoo Regional Airport or 10 minutes by speed boat from Koodoo Regional Airport.
Kyooiku suijun kara mita yuuhaiguusha joshi no roodooryoku kyookyuu koodoo [Labor supply of married women and its relation to their educational attainment].
Andy Crook has charge of a decent two-year-old called KOODOO who has been going nicely on the gallops
(5.2) Sarani, minkanjin muke no kinkyuu fujoo nado, tsugitsugito akirakani naru gensen no mondai koodoo nitsuite "Minkanjin ni kaji o nigiraseta dakede kanchoo shikkaku" to goki o tsuyometa.
"The following is a sample wire: 'Koodoo gourdiness bromate smith gorgonize cimolite jones lexicon two cacuminate black one catadrome williams lexicology three dispread four disprince five disprison.' Which translated reads as follows: 'Ship promptly at prices quoted F.O.B.