rooi rhebok

noun \ˈrüē-\
variants: or

rooi ribbok


Definition of rooi rhebok

  1. :  an African upland reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula)

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Origin and Etymology of rooi rhebok

Afrikaans rooireebok, rooiribbok, from rooi red + reebok, ribbok rhebok — more at rhebok

First Known Use: 1850

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a trip made at another's expense

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