Definition of grysbok in English:

grysbok

Syllabification: grys·bok
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrāsˌbäk
 
, ˈɡrīsˌbäk/

noun

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

Origin

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

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