sassaby, noun

Forms:
sarsapi, sassabeShow more Also sarsapi, sassabe, sassabie, sassaby, sassaybe, sesayby, sessaby.
Origin:
seTswana
The tsessebe, Damaliscus lunatus.
[1801 W. Somerville Narr. of E. Cape Frontier (1979) 160We found an Antelope of a species unknown called in the Bootshooana language Sesayby and by the boors..the bastard Hart-beest.]
1978, 1980 [see tsessebe].
The tsessebe, Damaliscus lunatus.

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18011974