rooi rhebok

variants: or rooi ribbok \ ˈrüē-​ \

Definition of rooi rhebok

: an African upland reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula)

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First Known Use of rooi rhebok

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rooi rhebok

Afrikaans rooireebok, rooiribbok, from rooi red + reebok, ribbok rhebok

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“Rooi rhebok.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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