kudu

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See also: kudú, küdu, and kǔdú

English[edit]

Kudu (Kruger Park)

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Etymology[edit]

From Nama kudu-b.

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Noun[edit]

kudu ‎(plural kudus)

  1. A large, striped, African antelope of the species Tragelaphus imberbis (the lesser kudu) or Tragelaphus strepsiceros (the greater kudu)
    • 1952, Doris Lessing, Martha Quest, Panther 1974, p. 72:
      Martha, on a hot, wet, steamy afternoon, had spent two hours wriggling on her stomach through the undergrowth to reach a point where she might shoot a big koodoo that was grazing in a corner of the Hundred Acres.
    • 2004, Beverley Fearis, The Guardian, 4 December:
      I watched from a distance as rangers left a kudu carcass to entice the lions to walk through the gates.

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Etymology[edit]

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Related to Finnish kutu.

Noun[edit]

kudu ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. spawn

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ku‧dù

Adverb[edit]

kudu

  1. south, southwards