Blesbok
Blesbok Bles"bok, n. [D., fr. bles a white spot on the forehead + bok buck.] (Zo["o]l.) A South African antelope ({Alcelaphus albifrons}), having a large white spot on the forehead. [1913 Webster]

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  • Blesbok — or Blesbuck In Kruger National Park Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • blesbok — ● blesbok nom masculin (néerlandais blesbok) Antilope damalisque d Afrique du Sud, uniquement domestique, élevée pour sa chair …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • blesbok — [bles′buk΄bles′bäk΄] n. pl. blesbok or blesboks [Afrik < bles, BLAZE2 + bok,BUCK1] an antelope (Damaliscus dorcas phillipsi) of E South Africa, a subspecies of the bontebok, that has a large white mark on its face: also blesbuck [bles′buk΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Blesbok — Blesbok …   Wikipédia en Français

  • blesbok — /bles bok /, n., pl. blesboks, (esp. collectively) blesbok. a large antelope, Damaliscus albifrons, of southern Africa, having a blaze on the face. Also, blesbuck. [1815 25; < Afrik, equiv. to D bles BLAZE2 + bok BUCK1] * * * ▪ mammal       one… …   Universalium

  • blesbok — baltasnukė antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Damaliscus dorcas angl. blesbok; bontebok; bontebuck vok. Bleßbock; Buntbock rus. беломордый бубал; бентбок pranc. blesbok; bontebok ryšiai:… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • blesbok — noun Etymology: Afrikaans, from bles blaze + bok male antelope Date: 1824 a South African antelope (Damaliscus dorcas syn. D. pygargus) having a large white patch down the center of the face …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blesbok — South African antelope with white patch on forehead Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • blesbok — [ blɛsbɒk] noun an antelope with a mainly reddish brown coat and white face, found in south western South Africa. [Damaliscus dorcas phillipsi.] Origin C19: from Afrik., from Du. bles blaze + bok buck …   English new terms dictionary

  • blesbok — bles·bok …   English syllables

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