[ ree-bok ]
/ ˈriˌbɒk /
noun, plural rhe·boks, (especially collectively) rhe·bok.
a large, deerlike South African antelope, Pelea capreolus, with pale-gray, curly fur and straight horns.
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Origin of rhebok
1825–35; < Afrikaans ribbok, Dutch reebok; cognate with roebuck, German Rehbock
Words nearby rhebok
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British Dictionary definitions for rhebok
/ (ˈriːbʌk, -bɒk) /
noun plural -boks or -bok
an antelope, Pelea capreolus, of southern Africa, having woolly brownish-grey hair
Word Origin for rhebok
C18: Afrikaans, from Dutch reebok roebuck
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