from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of kudu.
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- n. Alternative form of kudu.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large South African antelope (Strepsiceros kudu). The males have graceful spiral horns, sometimes four feet long. The general color is reddish or grayish brown, with eight or nine white bands on each side, and a pale dorsal stripe. The old males become dark bluish gray, due to the skin showing through the hair. The females are hornless. Called also nellut.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The striped antelope, Antilope strepsiceros or Strepsiceros kudu, found in many parts of Africa from Abyssinia to Cape Colony.
- n. One of the bushbucks, Tragelaphus selousi, which inhabits the swampy regions of central and eastern Africa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush
There we had nobler game to follow — wildebeest and hartebeest, impala, and now and then a koodoo.
Once or twice a big buck — an eland or a koodoo — broke cover, and at the sight of me went off snorting down the slope.
The koodoo is remarkably fond of the green stalks of this kind of millet.
It is of a grayish-brown color, and has horns twisted in the manner of a koodoo, but much smaller, and with
The koodoo, or tolo, seemed smaller, too, than those we had been accustomed to see.
It was marked with narrow white bands across the body, exactly like those of the koodoo, and had a black patch of more than a handbreadth on the outer side of the fore-arm.
The Hottentots eagerly devour the marrow of the koodoo and other antelopes raw, as a matter of course.
As he raced with the speed of a koodoo through the plantation he saw the glow of fire ahead and heard the moan of some terrible monster near him.
Our padre, Father Mathews, presented us with a very fine pair of koodoo horns which he picked up at a store while we were here.
There we had nobler game to follow -- wildebeest and hartebeest, impala, and now and then a koodoo.