[ grahys-bok, greys- ]
/ ˈgraɪs bɒk, ˈgreɪs- /
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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.
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How to use grysbok in a sentence
The Grysbok and the Steinbok, genus Raphiceros, have similar horns.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
British Dictionary definitions for grysbok
/ (ˈɡraɪsˌbɒk) /
either of two small antelopes, Raphicerus melanotis or R. sharpei, of central and southern Africa, having small straight horns
Word Origin for grysbok
C18: Afrikaans, from Dutch grijs grey + bok buck 1
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