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bushbuck

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noun bush·buck \ˈbu̇sh-ˌbək\

Definition of bushbuck

plural

bushbuck

or

bushbucks

  1. :  a small African striped antelope (Tragelaphus scriptus) especially of sub-Saharan forests that has spirally twisted horns in the male



Origin and Etymology of bushbuck

translation of Afrikaans bosbok


First Known Use: 1852


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