Definition of Steenbok

1. Noun. Small plains antelope of southeastern Africa.

Exact synonyms: Raphicerus Campestris, Steinbok
Generic synonyms: Antelope
Group relationships: Genus Raphicerus, Raphicerus



Definition of Steenbok

1. n. Same as Steinbock.

Definition of Steenbok

1. Noun. a common small antelope of southern and eastern Africa: ''Raphicerus campestris'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steenbok

1. an African antelope [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steenbok

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steelworkers
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steelworks
steely
steely-eyed
steely-eyed missile man
steely-eyed missile men
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steelyards
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steemed
steeming
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steenbok (current term)
steenboks
steenbuck
steenbucks
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steep-slope roof
steep-slope roofs
steep-slope rooves
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steepen
steepened

Literary usage of Steenbok

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1. An Expedition of Discovery Into the Interior of Africa: Through the Hitherto by James Edward Alexander (1838)
"... —The ready Cook—Misfortunes again—Anecdote of a Dutchman's Consequence—The steenbok—Our Practice in Hunting—Life among the Boors—The Berg River—Mynheer ..."

2. An Expedition of Discovery Into the Interior of Africa: Through the Hitherto by James Edward Alexander (1838)
"... Malms- bury — Field-cornet De Toit—Losing one's way—The ready Cook—Misfortunes again—Anecdote of a Dutchman's Consequence — The steenbok — Our Practice ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1834)
"The steenbok resides in pairs on the stony plains and mountain valleys of South Africa, not, however, frequenting very elevated or rocky localities, ..."

4. Big Game Shooting by Horace Gordon Hutchinson (1905)
"The grysbok stands about 22 inches at the shoulder, and is a trifle stouter in shape than its elegant little cousin the steenbok. ..."

5. Lives of the Warriors who Have Commanded Fleets and Armies Before the Enemy by Edward Cust (1869)
"The armies, under the respective commands of the Marshals steenbok, Eberstein, ... Marshal steenbok had fled from the battle-field without entering ..."

6. Guide to Southern Africa by Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company (1893)
"steenbok (lit. stone goat; tragulus rupestris), one of the smallest and most beautiful of the antelopes, stands 20 in. high at shoulder and is 35 in. long, ..."

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