from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two large African antelopes (Tragelaphus strepsiceros or T. imberbis) having a brownish or grayish coat with white vertical stripes and, in the male, long, spirally curved horns.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See koodoo.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) See koodoo.

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  • noun A large, striped, African antelope of the species Tragelaphus imberbis (the lesser kudu) or Tragelaphus strepsiceros (the greater kudu)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Afrikaans koedoe, from Xhosa i-quda, i-qudu, perhaps from Nama kudu.]

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From Nama kudu-b.


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