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bongo

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Noun
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bon=go

CIDE DICTIONARY

bongon. 
     Either of two large antelopes (Boöcercus eurycercus of West Africa, and Boöcercus isaaci of East Africa) of a reddish or chestnut-brown color with narrow white stripes on the body. Their flesh is especially esteemed as food.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
bongon. 
     Either of two large antelopes (Boöcercus eurycercus of West Africa, and Boöcercus isaaci of East Africa) of a reddish or chestnut-brown color with narrow white stripes on the body. Their flesh is especially esteemed as food.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
bongon. 
     one of a pair of attached small drums, each tuned to a different pitch, played by striking with the hands.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bongo, n. (pl. -os or -oes) either of a pair of small long-bodied drums usu. held between the knees and played with the fingers.

bongo, n. (pl. same or -os) a rare antelope, Tragelaphus euryceros, native to the forests of central Africa, having spiralled horns and a chestnut-red coat with narrow white vertical stripes.

Etymology
cf. Bangi mbangani, Lingala mongu

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