sitatunga

noun
sit·​a·​tun·​ga
variants: or situtunga \ ˌsitəˈtu̇ŋgə \
plural sitatungas or sitatunga or situtungas or situtunga

Definition of sitatunga

: an antelope (Strepsiceros spekii) of the central African swampland that has a shaggy, spotted, brownish coat with six to eight vertical white stripes on the sides and in the male long, spirally twisted horns

called also marshbuck

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Subiya & Tonga

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“Sitatunga.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sitatunga. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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