kudu
also koodoo noun (plural kudu or kudus; also koodoo or koodoos) Etymology: Afrikaans koedoe, from Khoikhoi kudu-b, kudu-s Date: 1777 a large grayish brown African antelope (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) with large annulated spirally twisted horns; also a related antelope (T. imberbis)

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  • Kudu — is an alternate spelling for kuzu, the Japanese word for the plant kudzu. The kudus are two species of antelope: *Lesser Kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis *Greater kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros Etymology The name of the animal was imported into English …   Wikipedia

  • Kudu — steht für: Kudu (Rugby), eine Rugby Union Mannschaft aus Namibia Kudu; Fenster oder Nischenform bei frühen indischen Tempeln (auch chandrasala genannt); siehe Gupta Tempel Kudu ist der Name einiger Tierarten: Wasserkudu (Tragelaphus spekei), auch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kudu — kúdu s. m. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  KÚDU s. m. antilopă africană cu coarne în spirală. (< germ. Kudu) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • 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.… …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • kudu — [ko͞o′do͞o΄] n. pl. kudus or kudu [Hottentot] either of two large, grayish brown African antelopes (genus Tragelaphus), with narrow, white stripes across the back and long, twisted horns …   English World dictionary

  • 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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