greater kudu

noun

Definition of greater kudu

:a large antelope (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) of southern and eastern Africa that is typically bluish- to grayish-brown, has six to ten narrow, pale, vertical stripes on the sides, and in the male has very long spirally twisted horns
  • This is the zoo's second birth of a greater kudu, the second-largest antelope in Africa.
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette20 Jan. 2005
— compare lesser kudu

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First Known Use of greater kudu

circa 1901


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