There are 2 definitions of kob in English:

kob1

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
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    • 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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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

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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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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody