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A South African antelope (Damaliscus pygargus subsp. pygargus syn. D. dorcas subsp. dorcas) having a dark reddish coat, curved horns, a white rump, and a white mark on the face.
[Afrikaans : bont, spotted (from Middle Dutch, probably from Latin pūnctus; see point) + bok, buck (from Middle Dutch boc).]
n, pl -boks or -bok
(Animals) an antelope, Damaliscus pygargus (or dorcas), of southern Africa, having a deep reddish-brown coat with a white blaze, tail, and rump patch
[C18: Afrikaans, from bont pied + bok buck1]