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Syllabification: kob
Pronunciation: /käb, kōb
 
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noun (plural same)

An antelope with a reddish coat and lyre-shaped horns, found on the savannas of southern Africa.
  • Kobus kob, family Bovidae
Example sentences
  • Other such hosts include the large buffalo, Syncerus caffer (which is not the domesticated water buffalo), wildebeest, waterbuck, impala, kob and quite small-bodied duikers.
  • Animal populations have plummeted, and many larger mammals such as giraffes, striped hyenas, western kob, bushbuck and sitatunga are now considered extinct in the area around the lake.
  • Similarly, Kobus kob, occupy leks when in open habitat at high population density, but they defend larger territories or occupy home ranges at low density.

Origin

late 18th century: from Wolof kooba.

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(also cob)

noun (plural same)

South African
A fish of the drum family, especially the kabeljou.

Origin

early 20th century: abbreviation of kabeljou, with anglicization of the vowel.

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