noun (plural same)
A hartebeest, in particular one of a pale yellowish-brown race found in Kenya and Tanzania.
- Alcelaphus buselaphus cokii, family Bovidae.
- However, even this broad pattern is not universal, for giraffes, impalas, and kongoni have their peak of births at the driest time of year.
- The kongoni is perhaps the most anomalous species in our sample.
Early 20th century: from Kiswahili.
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