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sitatunga Syllabification: sit·a·tun·ga
Pronunciation: /ˌsidəˈto͝oNGɡə/

Definition of sitatunga in English:


A brown or grayish antelope with splayed hoofs and, in the male, spiral horns, inhabiting swampy areas in central and East Africa.
  • Tragelaphus spekii, family Bovidae
Example sentences
  • We got very close to a sitatunga, the most wonderful antelope in Africa I think.
  • Two bushbuck babies - a male and a female - were born a week after Christmas, followed by the birth of a female sitatunga and a female mountain reedbuck.


Late 19th century: from Kiswahili.

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