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bushbuck

Saltos de línea: bush|buck
Pronunciación: /ˈbʊʃbʌk
 
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Definición de bushbuck en inglés:

sustantivo

A small antelope with a reddish-brown coat with white markings, found in southern Africa.
  • Tragelaphus scriptus, family Bovidae
Example sentences
  • Across the open grasslands are scattered various members of the antelope family - horned bushbucks, waterbucks, eland, topi, gazelle and impala.
  • Other animal species to look out for include impala, blue wildebeest, waterbuck, zebra, nyala, kudu, bushbuck, warthog, cheetah, hyena, jackal and giraffe.
  • Shy bushbuck, kudu, eland, impala, and elephant all take their turn whilst buffalo and waterbuck make their way to the sandy banks of the Zambesi.

Origen

mid 19th century: from bush1 + buck1, influenced by Dutch bosbok.

Words that rhyme with bushbuck

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