Bontebok
Bontebok Bon"te*bok, n. [D. bont a sort of skin or fur, prop. variegated + bok buck.] (Zo["o]l.) The pied antelope of South Africa ({Alcelaphus pygarga}). Its face and rump are white. Called also {nunni}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • bontebok — [bän′tə bäk΄] n. pl. bontebok or bonteboks [Afrik < Du bont, variegated + bok,BUCK1] a large, dark brown antelope (Damaliscus dorcas dorcas) of S Africa, white on the face and rump: see BLESBOK …   English World dictionary

  • bontebok — ● bontebok nom masculin Antilope très voisine du blesbok …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bontebok — This article is about the antelope. For the Dutch village, see Bontebok, Heerenveen. Bontebok Bontebok in Etosha National Park, Namibia Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Bontebok — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Toponyme Bontebok, village néerlandais de la commune de Heerenveen, en Frise. Zoologie Bontebok ou Blesbok, mammifère de la famille des bovidés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bontebok — 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

  • bontebok — /bon tee bok /, n., pl. bonteboks, (esp. collectively) bontebok. a purplish red antelope, Damaliscus dorcas, of southern Africa, having a white face and rump: now nearly extinct. [1780 90; < Afrik, equiv. to bont piebald ( ML punctus dotted; see… …   Universalium

  • bontebok — noun A South African antelope of genus Damaliscus …   Wiktionary

  • bontebok — [ bɒntəbɒk] noun (plural same or bonteboks) an antelope with a reddish brown coat and white face, found in eastern South Africa. [Damaliscus dorcas dorcas.] Origin C18: from Afrik., from Du. bont pied + bok buck …   English new terms dictionary

  • bontebok — bon·te·bok …   English syllables

  • bontebok —   n. reddish, white faced antelope of S Africa …   Dictionary of difficult words

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