Definition of suni in English:

suni

noun

  • A dark brown dwarf antelope native to southern Africa.

    Neotragus moschatus, family Bovidae

    • ‘In the centre of the country, the alpine moorland and montane forests of Mt. Kenya and the Aberdares conceal rare bongo antelope, red duiker, suni, bushbuck, Giant forest hog and colobus monkeys.’
    • ‘The systematic description of the group is further clouded by problematic taxa such as the impala, the suni, and the klipspringer (Oreotragus).’

Origin

Late 19th century: a local word.

Pronunciation

suni

/ˈsuːni/