rhebok
noun Etymology: Afrikaans reebok, from Dutch, male roe deer, from ree roe + boc buck Date: 1813 a brownish-gray antelope (Pelea capreolus) of southern Africa

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  • rhebok — [rē′bäk΄] n. [Afrik reebok < MDu reeboc, male roe (see ROE2) + boc, BUCK1] a rare South African antelope (Pelea capreolus) with woolly, brownish gray hair, found on rocky mountainsides …   English World dictionary

  • rhebok — stirninė antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pelea capreolus angl. grey rhebok; grey rhebuck; grey ribbok; rhebok; rhebuck; ribbok; Vaal rhebok; Vaal rhebuck; Vaal ribbok vok. Rehantilope;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • rhebok — /ree bok /, n., pl. rheboks, (esp. collectively) rhebok. a large, deerlike South African antelope, Pelea capreolus, with pale gray, curly fur and straight horns. [1825 35; < Afrik ribbok, D reebok; c. ROEBUCK, G Rehbock] * * * …   Universalium

  • rhebok — n. smal antelope with brownish gray woolly hair and short straight hornes native to southern Africa …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rhebok — [ ri:bɒk] (also reebok or rhebuck) noun a small South African antelope with a woolly brownish grey coat, a long slender neck, and short straight horns. [Pelea capreolus.] Origin C18: from Du. reebok roebuck …   English new terms dictionary

  • rhebok — rhe·bok …   English syllables

  • rhebok — var. of REEBOK …   Useful english dictionary

  • Grey Rhebok — Taxobox name = Grey Rhebok image caption = At the San Diego Zoo status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = stable regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Peleinae subfamilia… …   Wikipedia

  • Vaal rhebok — stirninė antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pelea capreolus angl. grey rhebok; grey rhebuck; grey ribbok; rhebok; rhebuck; ribbok; Vaal rhebok; Vaal rhebuck; Vaal ribbok vok. Rehantilope;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • grey rhebok — stirninė antilopė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Pelea capreolus angl. grey rhebok; grey rhebuck; grey ribbok; rhebok; rhebuck; ribbok; Vaal rhebok; Vaal rhebuck; Vaal ribbok vok. Rehantilope;… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

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