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kudu

noun ku·du \ˈkü-(ˌ)dü\

Definition of kudu

plural kudu or kudus also koodoo or koodoos

  1. :  a large grayish brown African antelope (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) with large annulated spirally twisted horns; also :  a related antelope (T. imberbis)



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Variants of kudu

also koodoo \ˈkü-(ˌ)dü\

Origin of kudu

Afrikaans koedoe, from Khoikhoi kudu-b, kudu-s


First Known Use: 1777

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