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 (sprĭng′bŏk′) also spring·buck (-bŭk′)
n. pl. springbok or spring·boks also springbuck or spring·bucks
A small brown and white gazellelike antelope (Antidorcas marsupialis) of southern Africa, noted for its habit of repeatedly leaping high into the air when startled.

[Afrikaans : spring, to leap up (from Middle Dutch springhen) + bok, male deer (from Middle Dutch boc).]


(ˈsprɪŋˌbʌk) or less commonly


n, pl -bok, -boks, -buck or -bucks
(Animals) an antelope, Antidorcas marsupialis, of semidesert regions of southern Africa, which moves in leaps exposing a patch of white erectile hairs on the rump that are usually covered by a fold of skin
[C18: from Afrikaans, from Dutch springen to spring + bok goat, buck1]


(ˈsprɪŋˌbʌk; -ˌbɒk)
(Team Sports, other than specified) a person who has represented South Africa at rugby union



n., pl. -boks, (esp. collectively) -bok.
a gazelle, Antidorcas marsupialis, of S Africa, that leaps up high when alarmed.
[1765–75; < Afrikaans. See spring, buck1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.springbok - a South African gazelle noted for springing lightly into the airspringbok - a South African gazelle noted for springing lightly into the air
gazelle - small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes


[ˈsprɪŋbɒk] N (springbok, springboks (pl)) → gacela f (del sur de África)


nSpringbock m


[ˈsprɪŋˌbɒk] n (Zool) → antidorcade f
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