[ stahyn-bok ]
/ ˈstaɪn bɒk /
noun, plural stein·boks, (especially collectively) stein·bok.
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Origin of steinbok
First recorded in 1675–85
Words nearby steinbok
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Example sentences from the Web for steinbok
The Grysbok and the Steinbok, genus Raphiceros, have similar horns.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Look here, the steinbok was feeding on this melon, when we startled him.Hair-Breadth Escapes|H.C. Adams
That of Spain is called "bouquetin," and that of the Alps "steinbok."Zoology: The Science of Animal Life|Ernest Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for steinbok
/ (ˈstaɪnˌbɒk) /
noun plural -boks or -bok
a variant spelling of steenbok
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