from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of a small South African fox, Vulpes caama.
- n. A name of a large bubaline antelope, Alcelaphus caama, the hartbeest.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
(‘Bubalus caama’), buffaloes, and the small antelope hakitenwe (‘Philantomba’).
They were antelopes of course -- that species known among Cape colonists as the "hartebeest" (_Acronotus caama_).
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