waterbok
Water buck Wa"ter buck` (Zo["o]l.) A large, heavy antelope ({Kobus ellipsiprymnus}) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also {photomok}, {water antelope}, and {waterbok}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is also applied to other related species, as the leche ({Kobus leche}), which has similar habits. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Waterbok — Wa ter*bok , n. [D.] (Zo[ o]l.) A water buck. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Kobus ellipsiprymnus — Water buck Wa ter buck (Zo[ o]l.) A large, heavy antelope ({Kobus ellipsiprymnus}) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also {photomok}, {water antelope},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kobus leche — Water buck Wa ter buck (Zo[ o]l.) A large, heavy antelope ({Kobus ellipsiprymnus}) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also {photomok}, {water antelope},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • photomok — Water buck Wa ter buck (Zo[ o]l.) A large, heavy antelope ({Kobus ellipsiprymnus}) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also {photomok}, {water antelope},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • water antelope — Water buck Wa ter buck (Zo[ o]l.) A large, heavy antelope ({Kobus ellipsiprymnus}) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also {photomok}, {water antelope},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water buck — Wa ter buck (Zo[ o]l.) A large, heavy antelope ({Kobus ellipsiprymnus}) native of Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called also {photomok}, {water antelope}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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