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steen·bok(stēn′bŏk′, stān′-) also stein·bok (stīn′-)
A small antelope (Raphicerus campestris) of southern and eastern African grasslands, having a brownish coat, large ears, and short pointed horns in the male.
[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch steenboc, ibex : steen, stone; see stāi- in Indo-European roots + boc, buck.]
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n, pl -boks or -bok
(Animals) a small antelope, Raphicerus campestris, of central and southern Africa, having a reddish-brown coat and straight smooth horns. Also called: steinbok
[C18: from Afrikaans, from Dutch steen stone + bok buck1; Compare steinbock]
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n., pl. -boks, (esp. collectively) -bok.
a small African antelope, Raphicerus campestris: only males have spikes.
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|Noun||1.||steenbok - small plains antelope of southeastern Africa|
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
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