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bushbuck, noun

Forms:
Also with initial capital.
Plurals:
unchanged, or bushbucks.
Origin:
South African DutchShow more Translation of South African Dutch boschbok, see boschbok.
The antelope Tragelaphus scriptus of the Bovidae, which favours bushy terrain; the meat of this antelope; boschbok; bushbok; bush-goat sense 1. Also attributive.
1803 J.T. Van der Kemp in Trans. of Missionary Soc. I. 440They always cover their heads with a cap, made of the skin of an animal, which they call babala, and the Colonists bush-buck.
1991 Personality 5 Aug. 29Too many animals suffer and die for the supposedly humane alternative of game trading...Species that easily succumb to these stresses (sc. of ‘unnatural confinement, unfamiliar noises, smells, extremes of temperature and hunger and thirst’) are..reedbuck, bushbuck, red hartebeest, [etc.].
The antelope Tragelaphus scriptus of the Bovidae, which favours bushy terrain; the meat of this antelope; boschbok; bushbok; bush-goat1. Also attributive.

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