rhebok

noun
rhe·​bok | \ ˈrē-ˌbäk How to pronounce rhebok (audio) \

Definition of rhebok

: a brownish-gray antelope (Pelea capreolus) of southern Africa

First Known Use of rhebok

1775, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhebok

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

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“Rhebok.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhebok. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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