grysbuck, noun

Forms:
grace buck, greysbuckShow more Also grace buck, greysbuck, gries buck.
Origin:
South African DutchShow more Partial translation of South African Dutch grysbok, see grysbok.
grysbok.
1827 T. Philipps Scenes & Occurrences 87We had destroyed..gries bucks and several birds.
1884 E.V.C. Promised Land 79The Dutchmen called it ‘the Roi grace buck’.
1897 Encycl. Sport I. 39The Bushbucks..Grysbuck (Nanotragus melanotis) are small antelopes.
1940 V. Pohl Bushveld Adventures 185These dogs never chased anything except a bushbuck ram...Steenbuck, greysbuck and even bushbuck does they simply ignored.
1983 H. Thesen in Outeniqualander/Herald 21 Dec. 26We came upon a grysbuck nibbling at a bush.
1992 [see geometric tortoise].
grysbok.

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