Duykerbok
Duykerbok Duy"ker*bok, n. [D. duiker diver + bok a buck, lit., diver buck. So named from its habit of diving suddenly into the bush.] (Zo["o]l.) A small South African antelope ({Cephalous mergens}); -- called also {impoon}, and {deloo}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cephalous mergens — Duykerbok Duy ker*bok, n. [D. duiker diver + bok a buck, lit., diver buck. So named from its habit of diving suddenly into the bush.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small South African antelope ({Cephalous mergens}); called also {impoon}, and {deloo}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deloo — Duykerbok Duy ker*bok, n. [D. duiker diver + bok a buck, lit., diver buck. So named from its habit of diving suddenly into the bush.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small South African antelope ({Cephalous mergens}); called also {impoon}, and {deloo}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impoon — Duykerbok Duy ker*bok, n. [D. duiker diver + bok a buck, lit., diver buck. So named from its habit of diving suddenly into the bush.] (Zo[ o]l.) A small South African antelope ({Cephalous mergens}); called also {impoon}, and {deloo}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deloo — De loo (d[asl] l[=o]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The duykerbok. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Impoon — Im*poon , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The duykerbok. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dui|ker — «DY kuhr», noun. any one of various small South African antelopes: »Duikers are generally seen in pairs and are partial to bush country (C. S. Stokes). Also, duyker, duykerbok. ╂[< Afrikaans duiker (bok) diver (buck)] …   Useful english dictionary

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