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Definition: Water buck
Water buck \Wa"ter buck`\
A large, heavy antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus
) native of
Central Africa. It frequents the banks of rivers and is a
good swimmer. It has a white ring around the rump. Called
, water antelope
, and waterbok
Note: The name is also applied to other related species, as
the leche (Kobus leche
), which has similar habits.
(b[u^]k), n. [OE. buk, bucke, AS. bucca, bua,
he-goat; akin to D. bok, OHG. pocch, G. bock, Ir. boc, W.
bwch, Corn. byk; cf. Zend b[=u]za, Skr. bukka. [root]256. Cf.
1. The male of deer, especially fallow deer and antelopes, or
of goats, sheep, hares, and rabbits.
Note: A male fallow deer is called a fawn in his first year;
a pricket in his second; a sorel in his third; a sore
in his fourth; a buck of the first head in his fifth;
and a great buck in his sixth. The female of the fallow
deer is termed a doe. The male of the red deer is
termed a stag or hart and not a buck, and the female is
called a hind. --Brande & C.
2. A gay, dashing young fellow; a fop; a dandy.
The leading bucks of the day. --Thackeray.
3. A male Indian or negro. [Colloq. U.S.]
Note: The word buck is much used in composition for the names
of antelopes; as, bush buck, spring buck.
. See under Blue
, a South African variety of antelope (Kobus ellipsiprymnus
). See Illust. of Antelope