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Definition of "kudu" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kudu" in a sentence
  • "Andrew Sanocki This lion in Botswana's Okavango Delta will remain with his kill—a species of antelope known as the kudu—for several days, until he has finished consuming it."
  • "Hunters of Africa mind the kudu, which is one of the reports of antelope, surprised that the animal, he fled."
  • "This fence has prevented the eastwards migration of large mammals such as kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) to the eastern Sperregebiet after times of good rain when this area becomes a lush grassland."