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 {inghalla}, and {rietbok}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • reedbuck — /reed buk /, n., pl. reedbucks, (esp. collectively) reedbuck. any of several yellowish African antelopes of the genus Redunca, living near lakes and rivers, the male of which has short, forward curving horns. [1825 35; trans. of Afrik rietbok] *… …   Universalium

  • reedbuck — reed•buck [[t]ˈridˌbʌk[/t]] n. pl. bucks, (esp. collectively) buck. mam any of several yellowish African antelopes of the genus Redunca, living near lakes and rivers, the male of which has short, forward curving horns • Etymology: 1825–35; trans …   From formal English to slang

  • reedbuck — /ˈridbʌk/ (say reedbuk) noun (plural reedbucks, reedbuck) any of various yellowish African antelopes, genus Redunca, about the size of a small deer, inhabiting flood plains and river edges, the males having short, forward curving horns.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • reedbuck — [rēd′buk΄] n. pl. reedbuck or reedbucks [transl. of Du rietbok] any of a genus (Redunca) of small African antelopes with widely spread hooves and, in the males, backward sloping, ringed horns turned inward and forward near the tips …   English World dictionary

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