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


play \ˈstīn-, ˈstān-\

Definition of steenbok

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

Origin and Etymology of steenbok

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

First Known Use: 1775

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