- either of two small, usually solitary antelopes of southern Africa, Raphicerus melanotis, or R. sharpei (Sharpe's grysbok), having a light to dark reddish-brown coat speckled with white.
Origin of grysbok
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The Grysbok and the Steinbok, genus Raphiceros, have similar horns.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
- either of two small antelopes, Raphicerus melanotis or R. sharpei, of central and southern Africa, having small straight horns
C18: Afrikaans, from Dutch grijs grey + bok buck 1