lechwe
noun (plural lechwe or lechwes) Etymology: probably from Sesotho lets'a Date: 1857 an antelope (Kobus leche) that inhabits wetlands of southern Africa; also a related antelope (K. megaceros) of the Nile Valley in Sudan and Ethiopia

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  • Lechwe — Taxobox name = Lechwe status = LR/cd | status system = IUCN2.3 trend = stable status ref = IUCN2006|assessors=Antelope Specialist Group|year=1996|id=11033|title=Kobus leche|downloaded=10 May 2006] image width = 250px image caption = Red Lechwe… …   Wikipedia

  • Lechwe — Kobus leche Cobe de Lechwe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lechwe — /leech wee/, n. an African antelope, Kobus leche, related to the waterbuck, inhabiting wet, grassy plains: a threatened species. [1855 60; prob. < Sesotho lets a] * * * ▪ mammal        antelope species of the genus Kobus. The lechwe, a member of… …   Universalium

  • Lechwe — Letschwe Roter Lechwe (Kobus leche leche) Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) U …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lechwe — ličis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Kobus leche angl. lechwe vok. Litschi; Litschi Moorantilope rus. личи ryšiai: platesnis terminas – vandeniniai ožiai …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • lechwe — light brown water antelope of South Africa Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lechwe — [ lɛ:tʃwi] noun (plural same) an antelope with long horns, found in southern Africa and the Sudan. [Genus Kobus: two species.] Origin C19: from Setswana …   English new terms dictionary

  • lechwe — le·chwe …   English syllables

  • lechwe — noun tawny colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species • Syn: ↑Kobus leche • Hypernyms: ↑waterbuck …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lechwe Secondary School — is located in Kitwe, Zambia.HistoryLechwe was founded by Neil Molver and started with four pupils in July 1977 but only officially begun that September. Originally classes were held in the Church of Nazarene and an Evangelical church. By January… …   Wikipedia

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