One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally: a tiny dik-dik, Madoqua saltiana (formerly Antilope saltiana), of Ethiopia and other parts of eastern Africa. Now (usually) (in form Madoqua): the genus comprising the dik-diks.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in James Bruce (1730–1794), traveller in Africa. From scientific Latin Madoqua from Amharic mĕdaqqwa.
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