Definition of kongoni in English:

kongoni

noun

  • A hartebeest, in particular one of a pale yellowish-brown race found in Kenya and Tanzania.

    • ‘The kongoni is perhaps the most anomalous species in our sample.’
    • ‘However, even this broad pattern is not universal, for giraffes, impalas, and kongoni have their peak of births at the driest time of year.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Kiswahili.

Pronunciation

kongoni

/kɒŋˈɡəʊni/