Kleeneboc
Kleeneboc Kleene"boc` (kl[=e]n"b[o^]k`), n. [D. kleen little, small + bok buck.] (Zo["o]l.) An antelope ({Cerphalopus pygm[ae]us}), found in South Africa. It is of very small size, being but one foot high at the shoulder. It is remarkable for its activity, and for its mild and timid disposition. Called also {guevi}, and {pygmy antelope}. [1913 Webster]

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  • kleeneboc — kleene·boc …   English syllables

  • kleeneboc — ˈklīn(ə)ˌbäk, lān noun ( s) Etymology: Afrikaans kleinbok, from klein small + bok male antelope : royal antelope …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cerphalopus pygmaeus — Kleeneboc Kleene boc (kl[=e]n b[o^]k ), n. [D. kleen little, small + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) An antelope ({Cerphalopus pygm[ae]us}), found in South Africa. It is of very small size, being but one foot high at the shoulder. It is remarkable for its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guevi — Kleeneboc Kleene boc (kl[=e]n b[o^]k ), n. [D. kleen little, small + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) An antelope ({Cerphalopus pygm[ae]us}), found in South Africa. It is of very small size, being but one foot high at the shoulder. It is remarkable for its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pygmy antelope — Kleeneboc Kleene boc (kl[=e]n b[o^]k ), n. [D. kleen little, small + bok buck.] (Zo[ o]l.) An antelope ({Cerphalopus pygm[ae]us}), found in South Africa. It is of very small size, being but one foot high at the shoulder. It is remarkable for its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cephalophus pygmaea — Guevi Gue vi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several very small species and varieties of African antelopes, of the genus {Cephalophus}, as the Cape guevi or kleeneboc ({Cephalophus pygm[ae]a}); called also {pygmy antelope}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Guevi — Gue vi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several very small species and varieties of African antelopes, of the genus {Cephalophus}, as the Cape guevi or kleeneboc ({Cephalophus pygm[ae]a}); called also {pygmy antelope}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pygmean — Pygmy Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pygmy — Pyg my, Pygmean Pyg*me an, a. [L. pygmaeus. See {Pygmy}.] Of or pertaining to a pygmy; resembling a pygmy or dwarf; dwarfish; very small. Like that Pygmean race. Milton. [1913 Webster] {Pygmy antelope} (Zo[ o]l.), the kleeneboc. {Pygmy goose}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pygmy antelope — Guevi Gue vi, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of several very small species and varieties of African antelopes, of the genus {Cephalophus}, as the Cape guevi or kleeneboc ({Cephalophus pygm[ae]a}); called also {pygmy antelope}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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