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steenbok

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noun steen·bok \ˈstēn-ˌbäk, ˈstān-\

Definition of steenbok

  1. :  a small slender antelope (Raphicerus campestris) with long legs that inhabits chiefly grasslands of eastern and southern Africa



Variants of steenbok

or stein·bok play \ˈstīn-, ˈstān-\

Origin of steenbok

Afrikaans steenbok, from Dutch, ibex, from Middle Dutch steenboc; akin to Old English stānbucca ibex, stān stone, bucca buck


First Known Use: 1775


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