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noun (1)

variants or less commonly koba
plural kob or kobs also kobas
: any of various African antelopes (genus Adenota) related to the waterbucks


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noun (2)

plural -s

Word History


Noun (1)

of Niger-Congo origin; akin to Wolof koba roan antelope, Fulani kōba

Noun (2)

by shortening & alteration

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“Kob.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kob. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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