Definition of grysbok in English:


Syllabification: grys·bok
Pronunciation: /ˈgrīsˌbäk


  • A small mainly nocturnal antelope with small vertical horns and a slightly arched back, found in southwestern Africa.
    • Genus Raphicerus, family Bovidae: two species
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    • 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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