reitbok

noun reit·bok
variants: or less commonly reitboc \ˈrētˌbäk\ or reitbuck \-ˌbək\ or rietbok or rietboc

Definition of reitbok

plural reitbok or reitboks
:any of several reedbucks (especially Redunca arundinum) of southern Africa having a bushy tail and in the male small ringed horns that curve forward

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Origin and Etymology of reitbok

Afrikaans rietbok, from Dutch riet reed (from Middle Dutch) + bok buck, from Middle Dutch bok, boc; akin to Old English buc buck


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