reedbuck

noun

reed·​buck ˈrēd-ˌbək How to pronounce reedbuck (audio)
plural reedbuck also reedbucks
: any of a genus (Redunca) of fawn-colored African antelopes in which the males have curved and ridged horns

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reedbuck was in 1834

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“Reedbuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reedbuck. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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