Definition of roodebok
1 : impala
2 : a reddish duikerbok (Cephalophus patalensis)
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Origin and Etymology of roodebok
Afrikaans rooibok (previously spelled roodebok), from rooi red (from Middle Dutch root, rood) + bok male goat, male antelope, from Middle Dutch boc male goat; akin to Old English rēad red and to Old English buc, bucca male goat
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
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