Definition of sitatunga in English:

sitatunga

noun

  • A brown or grayish antelope with splayed hoofs and, in the male, spiral horns, inhabiting swampy areas in central and East Africa.

    • ‘We got very close to a sitatunga, the most wonderful antelope in Africa I think.’
    • ‘Two bushbuck babies - a male and a female - were born a week after Christmas, followed by the birth of a female sitatunga and a female mountain reedbuck.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Kiswahili.

Pronunciation:

sitatunga

/ˌsidəˈto͝oNGɡə/