noun (plural reedbuck; also reedbucks) Date: 1834 any of a genus (Redunca) of fawn-colored African antelopes in which the males have curved and ridged horns

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  • reedbuck — [rēd′buk΄] n. pl. reedbuck or reedbucks [transl. of Du rietbok] any of a genus (Redunca) of small African antelopes with widely spread hooves and, in the males, backward sloping, ringed horns turned inward and forward near the tips …   English World dictionary

  • Reedbuck — Reed buck ( b?k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Rietboc}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reedbuck — /reed buk /, n., pl. reedbucks, (esp. collectively) reedbuck. any of several yellowish African antelopes of the genus Redunca, living near lakes and rivers, the male of which has short, forward curving horns. [1825 35; trans. of Afrik rietbok] *… …   Universalium

  • Reedbuck — Taxobox name = Reedbucks image caption = Mountain Reedbuck regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Reduncinae genus = Redunca genus authority = Hamilton Smith, 1827 subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • reedbuck — /ˈridbʌk/ (say reedbuk) noun (plural reedbucks, reedbuck) any of various yellowish African antelopes, genus Redunca, about the size of a small deer, inhabiting flood plains and river edges, the males having short, forward curving horns.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reedbuck — didžioji redunka statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Redunca arundinum angl. reedbuck vok. großer Riedbock; Großriedbock rus. большой болотный козёл; большой редунка pranc. antilope des roseaux ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • reedbuck — noun Any of several African antelopes of the genus Redunca Syn: reed antelope …   Wiktionary

  • reedbuck — antelope frequenting reeds Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • reedbuck — noun an African antelope with a distinctive whistling call and high bouncing jumps. [Genus Redunca: three species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • reedbuck — reed·buck …   English syllables

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