bontebuck, noun

Plurals:
bontebucks, or unchanged.
Origin:
South African Dutch
?obsolete
bontebok.
1809 R. Collins in G.M. Theal Rec. of Cape Col. (1900) VII. 58Two bontebucks of the smaller species were killed.
1822 Game Law Proclamation in Stat. Law of Cape of G.H. (1862) 59No holder of such licence..shall be at liberty to shoot or kill any elephant, sea-cow (hippopotamus), bontebuck.
1839 W.C. Harris Wild Sports 303At every step incredible herds of bonte-bucks..were performing their complicated evolutions.
1861 P.B. Borcherds Auto-Biog. Mem. 23Another reminiscence..was my seeing..Mr. Theunissen..setting off with a wagon..to see the number of bontebucks then abounding in that part of the country.
1949 J. Allen Memoirs. 42On the wide plains I saw Bonte Buck.
bontebok.

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