nounpl. waterbuck waterbuck or wa·ter·bucks
A large African antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) that inhabits grasslands near water, having a shaggy coat and curved, ridged horns in the male.
Origin of waterbuckTranslation of Afrikaans waterbok.
From Afrikaans waterbok, after the animal's habit of escaping to waterways.
Variant of waterbuck