Definition of grysbok in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrāsˌbäk/
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrīsˌbäk/


A small mainly nocturnal antelope with small vertical horns and a slightly arched back, found in southwestern Africa.
  • Genus Raphicerus, family Bovidae: two species.
Example sentences
  • Common duiker and grysbok abound in the thickets and woodlands.


Late 18th century: from Afrikaans, from Dutch grijs 'gray' + bok 'buck'.

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Syllabification: grys·bok

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