Bushbuck



a large African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white.
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In Africa John T. McCutcheon
The White Hand and the Black Bertram Mitford
Black Tales for White Children C. H. Stigand
The Blind Lion of the Congo Elliott Whitney
South-African Folk-Tales James A. Honey
South-African Folk-Tales James A. Honey
In Africa John T. McCutcheon
South-African Folk-Tales James A. Honey
The White Hand and the Black Bertram Mitford
In Africa John T. McCutcheon

noun (pl) -bucks, -buck, -boks, -bok
a small nocturnal spiral-horned antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of the bush and tropical forest of Africa. Its coat is reddish-brown with a few white markings

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