rhe·​bok ˈrē-ˌbäk How to pronounce rhebok (audio)
: a brownish-gray antelope (Pelea capreolus) of southern Africa

Word History


Afrikaans reebok, from Dutch, male roe deer, from ree roe + boc buck

First Known Use

1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rhebok was in 1775

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Cite this Entry

“Rhebok.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhebok. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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