[ steen-bok, steyn- ]
/ ˈstinˌbɒk, ˈsteɪn- /
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noun, plural steen·boks, (especially collectively) steen·bok.
a small antelope, Raphicerus campestris, of grassy areas of eastern and southern Africa.
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/ (ˈstiːnˌbɒk) /
noun plural -boks or -bok
a small antelope, Raphicerus campestris, of central and southern Africa, having a reddish-brown coat and straight smooth hornsAlso called: steinbok
Word Origin for steenbok
C18: from Afrikaans, from Dutch steen stone + bok buck 1; Compare steinbock
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