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 Webster]

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

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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

  • 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] …   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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