reitbok

noun reit·bok \ˈrētˌbäk\\-ˌbək\
variants: less commonly

reitboc

\ˈrētˌbäk\ or

reitbuck

\-ˌbək\ or

rietbok

or

rietboc

Definition of reitbok

plural

reitbok

or

reitboks

  1. :  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 — more at reed, buck


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