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puku

(ˈpuːkuː)
n
(Anatomy) NZ the belly or stomach
[Māori]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.puku - an African antelope closely related to the waterbuckpuku - an African antelope closely related to the waterbuck
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Adenota, genus Adenota - African antelopes: puku
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It was Narberth who struck first when prop Fifi Faletau (nicknamed "Puku") crashed over the visitors line and then No 8 Gareth Bennett, the Wales students cap, drove over in the high wind for flyhalf Simon Daniel, a former Wales under-19 cap, to convert.
The luxuriously refurbished Puku Ridge (opening in September) overlooks the floodplains where Ginger and Garlic, Zambia's most famous lions, compete for territory with the local prides.
A water-loving antelope, red lechwe, grazes the flooded plains in the thousands, while puku, roan, wildebeest, and zebra stick to higher ground.
Comparative diet and habitat selection of puku and lechwe in northern Botswana.--J.
Ipak, tek ce u devetnaestom stoljecu normirani jezik, standardni jezik, postati namijenjen i obicnom puku, osobito kroz sirenje obveznog skolovanja.
Today, the area has abundant elephant, lion, sable and waterbuck, and Clive says the puku population is quite unbelievable.
Puku Ridge Puku Ridge is extremely luxurious and very wild, with views of a plain dotted with game all the time.
During numerous game drives in elevated open-top vehicles, I watch a tough male carefully guarding his prey in the treetops, witness a hungry juvenile stalking puku - a type of antelope - in the bushes, and spend several hours with a surprisingly approachable female, as she glides slowly through the long grass, tracking an impala herd.
He called his charger the 'Puku', after a beautiful but tough antelope found in Tanzania.