Definition of Kobus

1. Noun. African antelopes: waterbucks.

Exact synonyms: Genus Kobus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Waterbuck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kobus

Knut Hamsun
Knut Pedersen
Kobelt's tubules
Kober test
Kobner's phenomenon
Kobuk Valley National Park
Kobus kob
Kobus leche
Koch's bacillus
Koch's blue bodies
Koch's law
Koch's node
Koch's original tuberculin
Koch's phenomenon
Koch's postulates
Koch's triangle
Koch-Weeks bacillus
Kocher's incision

Literary usage of Kobus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"BM Brownish; rump with a whitish elliptical ring near the base of the tail. Horns converging at the tip. kobus ellipsiprymnus, Gray, Cat. ..."

2. History of South Africa: The Republics and Native Territories from 1854 to 1872 by George McCall Theal (1900)
"... and robberies committed by Scheel kobus—Alliance of Goliath ... South African Republic—Expedition against Scheel kobus—Massacre of prisoners —Expedition ..."

3. Travels in Central Africa, and Explorations of the Western Nile Tributaries by John Petherick, Katherine Harriet Edlman Petherick (1869)
"Mr. Gray called it kobus Maria, after his wife, who had so assisted him in his studies, and described it thus: Head of male, blackish-brown; lips, chin, ..."

4. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"I hear it, kobus ; that gives me pleasure — I am content." He looked at Fritz as if he would read to the bottom of his heart, and kobus felt in such a state ..."

5. An Encyclopædia of Trees and Shrubs: Being the Arboretum Et Fruticetum by John Claudius Loudon (1842)
"M. kobus Dec. and G. Don; M. tomentosa Than, in Lin. Trans. Kaempf. Icon., t.42. ; Par. Lon., t. 87. — The two main points of difference between it and M. ..."

6. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
"Mr. kobus ! what are you thinking of ? I should be sure to overturn the wagon! ... On the contrary, Mr. kobus, I like it greatly, but although mild to the ..."

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