noun, plural blau·boks, (especially collectively) blau·bok.
a bluish antelope, Hippotragus leucophaeus, of southern Africa, having backward curving horns: now extinct.
Origin of blaubok
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The quagga and the blaubok became extinct before the world learned that their existence was threatened!Our Vanishing Wild Life
William T. Hornaday
noun plural -boks or -bok
a large blue-haired antelope, Hippotragus leucophaeus, of southern Africa: extinct since 1800Also called: blue buck
Word Origin for blaubok
C18: via Afrikaans from Dutch blauwbok
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