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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.’
Late 19th century: from Kiswahili.
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