from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of African antelopes of the family Bovidæ, subfamily Antilopinæ, forming part of a small group sometimes named Cervicaprinæ; the water-bucks. It includes a number of water-antelopes called
kobs. Cervicaprais a synonym.
- noun [lowercase] An antelope of the genus Kobus; a kob.
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- noun African antelopes: waterbucks
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A chance hybrid, combining the best from its parent plants, M. kobus and M. stellata 'Rosea', it will flower profusely, even on young plants.