roodebok
pallah pal"lah (p[a^]l"l[.a]), n. (Zo["o]l.) A large South African antelope ({[AE]pyceros melampus}). The male has long lyrate and annulated horns. The general color is bay, with a black crescent on the croup. Called also {roodebok}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Roodebok — Roo de*bok, n. [D. rood red + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) The pallah. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roodebok — ˈrüdəˌbäk noun (plural roodebok or roodeboks) Etymology: Afrikaans rooibok (previously spelled roodebok), from rooi red (from Middle Dutch root, rood) + bok male goat, male an …   Useful english dictionary

  • roodebok — roo·de·bok …   English syllables

  • AEpyceros melampus — pallah pal lah (p[a^]l l[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({[AE]pyceros melampus}). The male has long lyrate and annulated horns. The general color is bay, with a black crescent on the croup. Called also {roodebok}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pallah — pal lah (p[a^]l l[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) A large South African antelope ({[AE]pyceros melampus}). The male has long lyrate and annulated horns. The general color is bay, with a black crescent on the croup. Called also {roodebok}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antelope — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. gazelle, eland, addix, dik dik. Animals commonly called antelopes include: American antelope, pronghorn, impala, Indian antelope, sasin, algazel, duiker, impoon, tumogo, waterbuck, roodebok, redgazel, korin of Senegal, Indian …   English dictionary for students

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