steen·bok (stēnbŏk′, stān-) also stein·bok (stīn-)
A small antelope (Raphicerus campestris) of southern and eastern African grasslands, having a brownish coat, large ears, and short pointed horns in the male.
[Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch steenboc, ibex : steen, stone; see stāi- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots + boc, buck.]
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