Waterbuck definitions

wô'tər-bŭk', wŏt'ər-
A large African antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) that inhabits grasslands near water, having a shaggy coat and curved, ridged horns in the male.
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Any of a genus (Kobus) of African antelopes that frequent streams or rivers and have long horns that curve forward at the tips.
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A species of antelope endemic to Africa, Kobus ellipsiprymnus.
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Origin of waterbuck

From Afrikaans waterbok, after the animal's habit of escaping to waterways.