Rietboc
Rietboc Riet"boc, n. [D. riet reed + bok buck.] (Zo["o]l.) The reedbuck, a South African antelope ({Cervicapra arundinacea}); -- so called from its frequenting dry places covered with high grass or reeds. Its color is yellowish brown. Called also {inghalla}, and {rietbok}. [1913 Webster]

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  • rietboc — I. noun see reitbok II. see rietbok …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cervicapra arundinacea — Rietboc Riet boc, n. [D. riet reed + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The reedbuck, a South African antelope ({Cervicapra arundinacea}); so called from its frequenting dry places covered with high grass or reeds. Its color is yellowish brown. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inghalla — Rietboc Riet boc, n. [D. riet reed + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The reedbuck, a South African antelope ({Cervicapra arundinacea}); so called from its frequenting dry places covered with high grass or reeds. Its color is yellowish brown. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rietbok — Rietboc Riet boc, n. [D. riet reed + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The reedbuck, a South African antelope ({Cervicapra arundinacea}); so called from its frequenting dry places covered with high grass or reeds. Its color is yellowish brown. Called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reedbuck — Reed buck ( b?k ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Rietboc}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rietbok — or rietboc variant of reitbok * * * rietbok, buck see reit buck …   Useful english dictionary

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