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gemsbok

noun gems·bok \ˈgemz-ˌbäk\

Definition of GEMSBOK

:  a large and strikingly marked oryx (Oryx gazella) formerly abundant in southern Africa

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Origin of GEMSBOK

Afrikaans, from German Gemsbock male chamois, from Gems chamois + Bock male goat
First Known Use: 1777

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