See under grysbok.
Origin of Sharpe's grysbok
after British colonial official Sir Alfred Sharpe (1853–1935), first European observer of the species, in Nyasaland in 1896
Definition for sharpe's grysbok (2 of 2)
[ grahys-bok, greys- ]
/ ˈgraɪs bɒk, ˈgreɪs- /
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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British Dictionary definitions for sharpe's 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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