Kudu definition

ko͝odo͝o
Either of two large African antelopes (Tragelaphus strepsiceros or T. imberbis) having a brownish or grayish coat with white vertical stripes and, in the male, long, spirally curved horns.
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Either of two large, grayish-brown African antelopes (genus Tragelaphus), with narrow, white stripes across the back and long, twisted horns.
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A large, striped, African antelope of the species Tragelaphus imberbis (the lesser kudu) or Tragelaphus strepsiceros (the greater kudu)
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kudu
Plural:
kudus

Origin of kudu

  • Afrikaans koedoe from Xhosa i-quda, i-qudu perhaps from Nama kudu

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Nama kudu-b.

    From Wiktionary