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suni Line breaks: suni
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːni/

Definition of suni in English:


A dark brown dwarf antelope native to southern Africa.
  • Neotragus moschatus, family Bovidae
Example sentences
  • In the centre of the country, the alpine moorland and montane forests of Mt. Kenya and the Aberdares conceal rare bongo antelope, red duiker, suni, bushbuck, Giant forest hog and colobus monkeys.
  • The systematic description of the group is further clouded by problematic taxa such as the impala, the suni, and the klipspringer (Oreotragus).


Late 19th century: a local word.

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