Definition of Stembuck

1. a small antelope [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stembuck

stem cell
stem cells
stem family
stem ginger
stem lettuce
stem node
stem stitch
stem the tide
stem turn
stem vowel
stemarene
stembok
stemboks
stembuck (current term)
stembucks
stemcell
stemcells
steme
stemed
stemes
steming
stemless
stemless carline thistle
stemless daisy
stemless golden weed
stemless hymenoxys
stemlet
stemlets

Literary usage of Stembuck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Subaltern's Letters to His Wife by Reginald Rankin (1901)
"The stembuck is domesticated, not a wild fellow like his neighbour the ... A pretty little creature is the stembuck, not much bigger than a very big hare, ..."

2. Nyasaland Under the Foreign Office by Hector Livingston Duff (1906)
"The following antelopes and gazelles only — Hartebeest Impala Reedbuck Duyker Klipspringer stembuck ... Waterbuck Bushbuck 6 6 6 30 animals in all, ..."

3. Nyasaland Under the Foreign Office by Hector Livingston Duff (1906)
"The following antelopes and gazelles only — Hartebeest Impala Reedbuck Duyker Klipspringer stembuck Waterbuck Bushbuck ... ... 6 6 6 30 animals in all, ..."

4. Jock of the Bushveld by Percy Fitzpatrick (1907)
"I looked promptly in the direction he was pointing and about two hundred yards away saw a stembuck standing in the shade of a mimosa bush feeding briskly on ..."

5. Palestine, Or the Holy Land: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by Michael Russell (1837)
"... crooked than those of the ibex or stembuck. It is not unfrequently known by the more familiar name ..."

6. Cape Colony To-day by Alfred Richard Edward Burton (1907)
"... and stembuck are numerous, and there is a spice of danger to be mingled with the sport by searching the forests for " tigers. ..."

7. The Outspan: Tales of South Africa by Percy Fitzpatrick (1897)
"Towards sundown two of us strolled on ahead, taking the guns in hopes of picking up a guinea- fowl, or a stembuck, or some other small game, ..."

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