rooi rhebok


variants or rooi ribbok
: an African upland reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula)

Word History


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

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rooi rhebok was in 1850

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“Rooi rhebok.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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