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steinbok

[stahyn-bok]
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noun, plural stein·boks, (especially collectively) stein·bok.
  1. steenbok.
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Origin of steinbok

First recorded in 1675–85
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Historical Examples

  • That of Spain is called "bouquetin," and that of the Alps "steinbok."

    Zoology: The Science of Animal Life

    Ernest Ingersoll

  • Look here, the steinbok was feeding on this melon, when we startled him.

  • The Grysbok and the Steinbok, genus Raphiceros, have similar horns.


British Dictionary definitions for steinbok

steinbok

noun plural -boks or -bok
  1. a variant spelling of steenbok
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