steenbok

noun steen·bok \ ˈstēn-ˌbäk , ˈstān- \
variants: or steinbok play \ˈstīn-, ˈstān-\

Definition of steenbok

: a small slender antelope (Raphicerus campestris) with long legs that inhabits chiefly grasslands of eastern and southern Africa

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Origin and Etymology of steenbok

Afrikaans steenbok, from Dutch, ibex, from Middle Dutch steenboc; akin to Old English stānbucca ibex, stān stone, bucca buck


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