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reed·buck

 (rēd′bŭk′)
n.
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.]
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reedbuck

(ˈriːdˌbʌk)
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
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reed•buck

(ˈridˌbʌk)

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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Wild herbivore species Body size Megaherbivore Medium-sized African elephant Yes Rhino Yes Giraffe Yes Burchell's zebra Yes Grevy's zebra Yes Thomson's gazelle Yes Grant's gazelle Yes Hartebeest Yes Impala Yes Cape buffalo Yes Eland Yes Warthog Yes Beisa oryx Yes Greater kudu Yes Lesser kudu Yes Waterbuck Yes Reedbuck Yes Gerenuk Yes Wild herbivore species Feeding habits Grazers Browsers Mixed-feeders African elephant Yes Rhino Yes Giraffe Yes Burchell's zebra Yes Grevy's zebra Yes Thomson's gazelle Yes Grant's gazelle Yes Hartebeest Yes Impala Yes Cape buffalo Yes Eland Yes Warthog Yes Beisa oryx Yes Greater kudu Yes Lesser kudu Yes Waterbuck Yes Reedbuck Yes Gerenuk Yes Source: author, 2017.
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