from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A West African antelope (Cephalophus rufilotus) of a deep bay color, with a broad dorsal stripe of black; -- called also conquetoon.


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  • "Mr. Whitfield called it The Coquetoon." --Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, Part XVIII, 1850, p. 122.

    Quotation found under the entry for Cepahalophus coronatus, the red-crowned bushbuck, a West African antelope. I prefer the term coquetoon.

    April 19, 2011