Definition of Rhebok

1. Noun. A large, deerlike South African antelope, ''Pelea capreolus'', having pale-gray, curly fur and straight horns. ¹



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Definition of Rhebok

1. a large antelope [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhebok

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Literary usage of Rhebok

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1. Kloof and Karroo: Sport, Legend and Natural History in Cape Colony, with a by Henry Anderson Bryden (1889)
"VAAL rhebok SHOOTING. IN the long and brilliant array of South African antelopes, ... he describes the vaal rhebok as affording him the nearest approach to ..."

2. Kloof and Karroo: Sport, Legend and Natural History in Cape Colony, with a by Henry Anderson Bryden (1889)
"VAAL rhebok SHOOTING. IN the long and brilliant array of South African antelopes, ... he describes the vaal rhebok as affording him the nearest approach to ..."

3. Horns and Hoofs: Or Chapters on Hoofed Animals by Richard Lydekker (1893)
"... (3) the group including Salt's antelope, the royal antelope, the steinbok, rhebok, water-buck, ..."

4. Big Game Shooting by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1905)
"lower slopes of rugged mountains, whereon, upon the higher portions, ranged the well-known Vaal rhebok. The Boers, finding these two antelopes on the same ..."

5. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"The short, upright, straight, and slender horns, together with the somewhat woolly nature of the hair, serve to differentiate the vaal rhebok from the ..."

6. Guide to Southern Africa by Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company (1893)
"Height at shoulder 2 ft. 6 in.; length 5 ft.; horns straight and pointed, 9 in. long. It is very shy and swift and can seldom be run down. Rooi (red) rhebok ..."

7. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"Its shy habits and extraordinary faculty of concealment render it, however, much more seldom seen than might be imagined. The red rhebok ..."

8. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa: A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the by Henry Anderson Bryden (1893)
"Its shy habits and extraordinary faculty of concealment render it, however, much more seldom seen than might be imagined. The red rhebok ..."

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