nellut
Koodoo Koo"doo, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Strepsiceros kudu}). The males have graceful spiral horns, sometimes four feet long. The general color is reddish or grayish brown, with eight or nine white bands on each side, and a pale dorsal stripe. The old males become dark bluish gray, due to the skin showing through the hair. The females are hornless. Called also {nellut}. [Written also {kudu}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Koodoo — Koo doo, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Strepsiceros kudu}). The males have graceful spiral horns, sometimes four feet long. The general color is reddish or grayish brown, with eight or nine white bands on each side, and a pale… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kudu — Koodoo Koo doo, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Strepsiceros kudu}). The males have graceful spiral horns, sometimes four feet long. The general color is reddish or grayish brown, with eight or nine white bands on each side, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strepsiceros kudu — Koodoo Koo doo, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({Strepsiceros kudu}). The males have graceful spiral horns, sometimes four feet long. The general color is reddish or grayish brown, with eight or nine white bands on each side, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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