grysbok

noun
grys·​bok | \ ˈgrāsˌbäk, -rīs- \
variants: or less commonly grysbuck \ -​ˌbək \
plural grysbok also grysboks

Definition of grysbok

: a small reddish antelope (Raphicerus melanotis) of southern Africa

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History and Etymology for grysbok

Afrikaans grysbok, from grys gray (from Middle Dutch grīs) + bok male antelope

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“Grysbok.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grysbok. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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