steinboc
Steinbock Stein"bock`, n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; -- called also {steenbok}. [Written also {steinboc}, and {steinbok}; also called {stonebock}, and {stonebuck}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • steinboc — steinboc, bok, buck var. ff. steenbok …   Useful english dictionary

  • steinbock — [ stɛnbɔk; stɛjnbɔk ] n. m. • 1904; « bouquetin » 1791; a. haut all. steinboc; cf. bouquetin; mot repris à l afrikaans ♦ Petite antilope à oreilles noires, d Afrique australe. ● steinbock ou steenbok nom masculin (néerlandais steenbok, bouquetin) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Steinbock — Capricornus (lat.) * * * Stein|bock 〈m. 1u〉 1. mit den Ziegen verwandtes Horntier, das als gewandter Kletterer die Gipfelregionen der Hochgebirge Eurasiens u. Nordafrikas bewohnt: Capra ibex 2. 〈Astron.〉 Sternbild des südlichen Himmels ●… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nanotragus tragulus — Steinbock Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steenbok — Steinbock Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steinbock — Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steinbok — Steinbock Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stonebock — Steinbock Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stonebuck — Steinbock Stein bock , n. [G. stein stone + bock buck, D. bok. Cf. {Steenbok}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European ibex. (b) A small South African antelope ({Nanotragus tragulus}) which frequents dry, rocky districts; called also {steenbok}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steinbock — 1. Übername zu mhd. steinboc »Steinbock«. 2. Auf einen Hausnamen zurückgehender Familienname …   Wörterbuch der deutschen familiennamen

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