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lechwe

noun le·chwe \ˈlēch-wē\
plural lechwe or lechwes

Definition of LECHWE

:  an antelope (Kobus leche) that inhabits wetlands of southern Africa; also :  a related antelope (K. megaceros) of the Nile Valley in Sudan and Ethiopia

Origin of LECHWE

probably from Sesotho lets'a
First Known Use: 1857

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