klip-bok, noun

Origin:
AfrikaansShow more Afrikaans, klip rock + bok antelope.
The klipspringer, Oreotragus oreotragus. Also occasionally klip-bokkie [see -ie].
1886 G.A. Farini Through Kalahari Desert 4Not even the beasts of the desert, the klip-bok (rock buck), or steinbok (stone buck)..are to be seen.
1920 F.C. Cornell Glamour of Prospecting 125On the higher peaks the chamois-like klip bok was plentiful.
1936 C. Birkby Thirstland Treks 126Klipbok climb chamois-like and alone among the krantzes.
1947 Cape Argus 23 Oct. (Mag. Sect.) 1The dog..brought down a klipbok.
1953 J.R. Ellerman et al. S. Afr. Mammals 188Oreotragus oreotragus Zimmerman, 1783. Klipspringer. Klipbokkie.
1968 G. Croudace Silver Grass 29Jeremy saw the cloven imprints of a small buck — a klipbok perhaps — that had passed that way only a few moments before.
The klipspringer, Oreotragus oreotragus. Also occasionally klip-bokkiesee -ie.

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