kudu

/ˈkudu/ (say 'koohdooh)

noun
either of two African antelopes, the greater kudu, Tragelaphus stepsiceros, and the lesser kudu, T. imberbis, both having vertical white stripes on the body and long corkscrew-like horns in the male.
Also, koodoo. {Khoikhoi}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Kudu — (Strepsiceros Kudu), s. Antilopen, S. 578 …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Kudu — Ku du (k[=oo] d[=oo]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Koodoo}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kudu — Kudu, ist Antilope strepsiceros …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Kudu — Kudu, s. Antilopen und Tafel: Afrikanische Tierwelt, 20 …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • kudu — ● kudu nom masculin (mot tamoul) Dans l art indien, élément décoratif (antéfixe, fausse lucarne, etc.) en forme de fer à cheval dont l évolution stylistique fournit des indices chronologiques …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kudu — (n.) African antelope, 1777, from Xosa Kaffir iqudu …   Etymology dictionary

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