bontrok, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, bont parti-coloured + rok garment.
?obsolete
In the Western Cape: either of two species of seabream of the Sparidae: a. The zebra, Diplodus cervinus hottentotus. b. Lithognathus mormyrus; sand steenbras, see steenbras sense b.
1902 [see bontrokkie].
1949 J.L.B. Smith Sea Fishes of Sn Afr. 273Lithognathus Mormyrus...Seebas. Bontrok. Severrim (Cape).
The zebra, Diplodus cervinus hottentotus.
Lithognathus mormyrus; sand steenbras, see steenbrasb.

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