Definition of Steinbok

1. Noun. Small plains antelope of southeastern Africa.

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



Definition of Steinbok

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of steenbok) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steinbok

1. steenbok [n -S] - See also: steenbok

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steinbok

stegodons
stegodont
stegodonts
stegosaur
stegosauri
stegosaurs
stegosaurus
stegosauruses
stegs
steigerite
steil
steils
stein
steinbock
steinbocks
steinbok (current term)
steinboks
steined
steining
steinings
steinkirk
steinkirks
steins
stela
stelae
stelai
stelar
stele
stelene
steles

Literary usage of Steinbok

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1. Shots and Snapshots in British East Africa by Edward Bennet (1914)
"The steinbok is allied to the oribi group, from which it is distinguished by the horns rising almost straight up from the skull, the absence of lateral ..."

2. Lake Ngami: Or, Explorations and Discoveries During Four Years' Wanderings by Charles John Andersson (1857)
"He captures a young steinbok and a Koodoo.—They are easily domesticated.— Hyaenas very troublesome; several destroyed by Spring-guns.—The latter described. ..."

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, ..."

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